Fragment from the lower part of a painted sandstone stela: with remains of six lines of hieroglyphic inscription, recording the death of the sacred bull in the fourth year of Alexander, and noting that it was alive during the reign of Darius (III), who controlled Egypt from 336 BC until the conquest of Alexander in 332 BC. Belongs to the stela 1929,1016.167 (EA 1697) to which it is joined.
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