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Stele of Senwosret

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Two male figures with an inscription above them. The men are in profile striding to the right. There are traces of borders on the sides. The colors red, white, blue and black remain. The details are worn.


From Elkab. 1897, excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account , assigned to the Egyptian Research Account in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the ERA in response for contributions.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynast y 12, 1929 B.C.–1892 A.D.


Overall: 44.5 x 30.5 x 5.7 cm (17 1/2 x 12 x 2 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Stele