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Sandstone stela: E.SS.38

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 20

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Sandstone stela

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Description

Pointed top, with Nesyamun, offering to Ahmose Nefertari, solar barque above. At the top is the solar barque transporting Re-Harakhty. The main scene shows a man offering to the deified Ahmose Nefertari who was a principal royal wife. The vulture headdress indicates her divine status and the crown of Amun (two plumes) shows that she fulfilled the role of God's Wife.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 5.5 cm
Height: 36.5 cm
Width: 22 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown

Dating

New Kingdom
Circa -1295 BC - Circa -1186 BC

Materials used in production

Sandstone

Techniques used in production

Carved

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.SS.38
Primary reference Number: 63412
Oldadmincategory: SS
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 May 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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