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Fragment of a stele

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Fragment of a stele of fine limestone, carved in high raised relief, with hieroglyphic label in sunk relief. At the bottom right is the upper part of a man, facing left. Before him is the label "The attendant (Smsw), Sa-Hathor." Above is part of a group of offerings, including a group of tall...

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Provenance

By 1905: Theodore M. Davis collection; 1905: given to the MFA by Theodore M. Davis. (Accession Date: September 19, 1905)

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore M. Davis

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11, 2140–1998 B.C.

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Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 18.5 x 15 x 2.7 cm (7 5/16 x 5 7/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

05.98

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief