Votive stele of Shed-wy-Amun

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 9 cm (4 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1499

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

Soft, white limestone; figure of king and two officials incised on surface; four vertical rows of hieroglyphics; traces of white priming and blue filling; broken and mended; surface rough.

Provenance

By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames.
(Accession date: August 3, 1911.)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames