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Limestone stela: E.9.1922

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Current Location: Gallery 19


Limestone stela




Rectangular, of the priest Montuhotep, with family (wife, Snt (Sent or Senet), parents Neferpert and Hathoremhat) bringing offerings, inscribed. Also shown are his sisters, son, daughters, the nurse, the maidservants and the farm servants.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 9.5 cm
Height: 42.5 cm
Width: 79 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1922) by British School of Archaeology in Egypt


12th Dynasty#
Middle Kingdom
-1976 - -1879

Materials used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.9.1922
Primary reference Number: 52242
Oldadmincategory: SS
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 28 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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