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Stele of Pakhery

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Wooden stele inscribed for Pakhery, the son of the altar-keeper Disuamen and his wife Taditamenet. The stele is made up of two pieces of wood joined vertically, plastered and painted. The upper scene shows Pakhery offering to Ra-Horakhty on the left and to Atum on the right. Below, Thoth leads...

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Provenance

By 1905: Theodore M. Davis colllection; 1905: given to the MFA by Theodore M. Davis. (Accession Date: January 1, 1905)

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore M. Davis

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 46 x 33 x 2.5 cm (18 1/8 x 13 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

05.100

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Stele