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stela

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    EA852

  • Description

    Round-topped sandstone stela bearing names and epithets of Senusret III above six rows of Hieroglyphic text describing construction of fortress at Elephantine.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 38.2 centimetres
    • Width: 29.8 centimetres
    • Thickness: 7 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        hieroglyphic
  • Curator's comments

    Published:
    PM V: p. 242.
    HTBM 4: Plate 10.

  • Location

    On display: G65/dc6

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    2003 10 Apr-31 Aug, Barcelona, CaixaForum, Nubia: Los reinos del Nilo en Sudan
    2003/4 23 Sep-4 Jan, Madrid, Sala de Exposiciones de la Fundacio, Nubia: Los reinos del Nilo en Sudan
    2014-2015 9 Oct-26 Jan. Palais des Beaux Arts de Lille. Senusret III.

  • Condition

    fair

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1861

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number

    EA852

  • Registration number

    1861,0618.1

  • Additional IDs

    • BS.852 (Birch Slip Number)

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