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Stele of Amenemhat III

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The upper part of this stela is decorated with a winged sun disk, below which are eight horizontal registers of inscription. The inscription dates the stela to the 33rd year of Amenemhat III.

Provenance

From Kerma, Eastern Deffufa. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, year 33 of Amenemhat III, 1811 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width: 32.5 x 34 cm (12 13/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3967

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Stele