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Stele of Senet-tekhy

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Senet-tekhy is standing in profile facing the right, with a table of offerings is in front of her. There are three smaller figures at her feet. Another figure at her mouth is offering a bowl to drink. In front of her is an offering formula. The stele is broken and mended, and some chips have...

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Provenance

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, First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 7–11, 2143–1991 B.C.

Findspot

Dendara, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 47 x 40 cm (18 1/2 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.1050

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Stele