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Funerary stele of Djedinheret

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Brightly painted wooden stele showing a seated figure of Ra-Horakhty, before whom the deceased wab priest of Amun, Djedinheret, pours a libation. Two wadjet eyes and a shen sign fill the lunette.

Provenance

By 1912: Professor Henry Williamson Haynes collection; 1912: given to the MFA by the estate of Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard.

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22, 945–712 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width: 24.5 x 20.6 cm (9 5/8 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.590

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Stele