- Museum number
Round-topped limestone stela with incised detail divided into three registers:
1 - Male figure before Osiris and Isis.
2 - Ibis-headed figure before a bull; Carian text above.
3 - Deceased woman on couch with mourners.
- Production date
- 6thC BC
Height: 63.50 centimetres
Weight: 30 kilograms
Width: 31.30 centimetres
Depth: 10 centimetres (at widest point)
- Curator's comments
To be included in the 'Musee achemenide virtuel et interactif' (see www.achemenet.com).
S. Davies, The sacred animal necropolis at North Saqqara. The mother of Apis and baboon catacombs, MEES 76, 2006, p. 95, pl. XLVIa
See Masson, O., Carian Inscriptions from North Saqqara and Buhen, London, EES 1978, p. 22-3 and 70ff and pls. IV.1; XXXIII,1.
- On display (G13)
- Exhibition history
2006-2007, Frankfurt, Museum Alter Plastic, Egypt, Greece and Rome
2016, 19 May-27 Nov, BM exhibition Sunken Cities
2018 27 Mar-9 Sep, Los Angeles, Getty Centre, Egypt-Greece-Rome: Cultures in Contact
- good; extensive traces of ancient painting, most of them not visible to the naked eye.
- Acquisition date
- Egypt and Sudan
- BM/Big number
- Registration number