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Stele of Tjauti

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Fragment of limestone stele inscribed for Tjauti. Bottom left portion of rectangular original. A depiction of the tomb owner in relief appears at left, wearing a flaring kilt, holding a staff in front of him and a scepter at his side. He faces right with his staff standing parallel to a...

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Provenance

From Dendara, Tomb of Tjauti. 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, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Pepi II, 2246–2152 B.C.

Findspot

Dendara, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 46 x 21 cm (18 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.1036

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Stele