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Stele honoring Amenhotep I

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The lunette of this round-topped stele is filled by a winged disk. Below it are two registers depicting 11deities, along with the deified King Amenhotep I and Queen Ahmes Nefertari. One of the inscriptions reads, "In name of the W'ab-priest Patjawemdyamun." The stela may have been carved...

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Provenance

Probably from Thebes. 1940: given to the MFA by Mrs. John C. Phillips. (Accession Date: January 11, 1940)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John C. Phillips

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21–24, 1070–712 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 40.9 x 32.1 x 5.6 cm (16 1/8 x 12 5/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

40.16

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Stele