Stele of two ladies

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11–13
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Dendara

Dimensions

Height x width: 23 x 32 cm (9 1/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.1047

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

This stele depicts two women facing each other, with offerings between them. The inscription above them has been defaced. There is a large crack in the upper part of the stele. Traces of yellow, red, and black paint remain.

Provenance

From Dendara. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF.
(Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription