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Stele of Muterdis

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Painted. Deceased is shown making an offering to Ra-Horakhty. Winged sun disk above. Four lines of hieroglyphic text below.


From Dendara. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF. (Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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


Dendara, Egypt


Overall: 32 x 24 x 6.7 cm, 11.3 kg (12 5/8 x 9 7/16 x 2 5/8 in., 25 lb.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Stele