Unfinished stele fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Dendara

Dimensions

Height x width: 44 x 31 cm (17 5/16 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1044

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

The figures on this unfinished stela are merely outlined. Two male figures are shown striding forward in profile facing the left.

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