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Painted limestone stela: E.SS.14

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 19

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Painted limestone stela

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Description

Rectangular, with woman, standing holding lotus flower, beside offering table, inscribed for the Lady Snt (Senet), painted. The inscription readds 'Invocation of offerings: a thousand of bread and beer, oxen and fowl to the revered Snt, born of Hpi'.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 5.5 cm
Height: 19.5 cm
Width: 18 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought

Dating

Twelfth Dynasty
Middle Kingdom
Circa -1976 BC - -1852 BC

Materials used in production

Limestone

Techniques used in production

Painted

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.SS.14
Primary reference Number: 63386
Oldadmincategory: SS
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 May 2021 Last processed: Saturday 15 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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