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Inscribed stele with figures of a man and wife

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It is done in crude sunk relief. Some color remains on the figures. A standing man and wife face the R. No offerings are visible. There are 3 lines of inscriptions at the top and 1 column at the R. It is in good condition.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag: Debris in ravine above Cem. 4000 [Excav. date] December 1923

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 7–11, 2100–2061 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 54.5 x 43 cm (21 7/16 x 16 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.679

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Stele