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Stele of Iret-iru

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Limestone; two women and a man before Horus; colors and drawing crude.

Provenance

Said to be from Abydos. 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe for £4. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 30, 380–332 B.C.

Dimensions

Overall: 33 x 29 cm (13 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1560

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Stele