Fragmentary stele of unknown person

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 11.5 x 13.2 cm (4 1/2 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1074

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

This stela fragment shows parts of three worshippers, including the upper half of a woman, the back of a man and the hand of a third person. Traces of black, red, and yellow paint are preserved. There is an inscription at the top.

Provenance

Probably from Thebes (and excavated by Mr. Theodore M. Davis); 1949: purchased by the MFA from Mr. Daniel W. Jones whose father worked with Davis at Thebes.*

(Accession date: Aug-25-1949)

*Four objects, 49.1071-1074, purchased as a group for $25.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund