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Stele of Nebre

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Fine grained, white limestone; seated figure of Horus facing to right; before him is kneeling figure of a king; above is the boat of the sun; edges chipped.

Provenance

From Egypt. 1909: given to the MFA by Hadji Mohassib.

Credit Line

Gift of Hadji Mohasseb

Egyptian, New Kingdom, dynasty 19, 1295–1186 B.C.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .35 Length: .235 W.

Accession Number

09.290

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Stele