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Slab stele of Seshat-sekhentiu

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It is broken into many fragments. It is incomplete. It was restored with plaster in 1935. Seshat-sekhentiu is seated before a table of offerings. It is executed in low raised relief. It is inscribed.

Provenance

From Giza, originally from G 2120, found N of G 2102: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. Accession date September 13, 2005.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu, 2606–2583 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 52 x 80 x 10 cm (20 1/2 x 31 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1894

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Stele