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Description

Stela of wood covered with gesso, round topped and painted showing the Lady of the House Shepset-ireru worshipping Re and Atum: Ancient Egyptian, Upper Egypt, Thebes, 26th Dynasty, Late Period

Museum reference

A.1956.146

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Stela

Production information

ANCIENT EGYPT

Date

664 - 525 BC

Style / Culture

Late Dynastic Period, Ancient Egyptian

Materials

Wood, Gesso

Collection place

Thebes, Upper Egypt, ANCIENT EGYPT

Associations

Previous owner: Rhind, Alexander Henry, 1833 - 1863
Depicted: Shepset-ireru, Housemistress
Depicted: Re
Depicted: Atum
Depicted: Edfu

References

Murray, M. 1900. Catalogue of Egyptian Antiquities in the National Museum of Antiquities Edinburgh, p. 25‒6

Munro, P. 1973. Die spätägyptischen Totenstelen, p. 197

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