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stela

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    EA1346

  • Description

    Round-topped limestone stela of prince and count Puheri, probably executed in the Napatan period although in an archaic style reflecting the art of the 13th Dynasty: hieroglyphs with winged solar disc; relief representation of the Nile-god, Hapy, making offerings before a serekh containing the Horus-name, Sekhemkara Sankhtawi, most probably a Kushite monarch or perhaps utilising the name of Amememhet V; the lower section contains a dedicatory inscription on behalf of the owner.

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  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 700BC (circa)
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 117 centimetres (max)
    • Width: 66 centimetres (max)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        hieroglyphic
      • Inscription Translation

        Titles/epithets include : Prince; Count
      • Inscription Comment

        Relief hieroglyphs.
  • Curator's comments

    Published:
    PM IV, p.65
    HTBM 4: Plate 22
    J Baines, Fecundity Figures (Warminster, 1985), 291.

  • Location

    On display: G4/B7

  • Condition

    good

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1901

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number

    EA1346

  • Registration number

    1901,0608.6

Round-topped limestone stela of prince and count Puheri, probably executed in the Napatan period although in an archaic style reflecting the art of the 13th Dynasty: hieroglyphs with winged solar disc; relief representation of the Nile-god, Hapy, making offerings before a serekh containing the Horus-name, Sekhemkara Sankhtawi, most probably a Kushite monarch or perhaps utilising the name of Amememhet V; the lower section contains a dedicatory inscription on behalf of the owner.

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