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Stele of Iretsekheru

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Round-topped stele divided into three registers. The upper register contains a sign of heaven curving over a winged sun disk with uraei. The middle register depicts two men, a father and son, worshipping the mummiform figures of Osiris and Re. The bottom register is comprised of five lines of...

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Provenance

From Thebes. Sometime before 1980: Spicer Collection; 1980: purchased by MFA. (Accession Date: January 16, 1980)

Credit Line

Egyptian Curator's Fund

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 25–26, 760–525 B.C.

Findspot

Thebes, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 38.1 x 28 cm (15 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

1980.166

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture