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Stele of Usersatet, viceroy of Nubia

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Sandstone. Round topped stele of the Viceroy Wesersatet (under Amenhotep II). a. Upper part incomplete; scene of offering to seated figure on throne left; b. below 13 or more lines of inscription colored blue.

Provenance

From Semma Fort. January 1924, excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep II, 1427–1400 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Sudan

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 93 x 58.5 x 10.5 cm (36 5/8 x 23 1/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.632a-b

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Stele