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Wooden funerary stela: E.GA.4540.1943

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Current Location: Gallery 19


Wooden funerary stela




Painted with winged disk, the deceased offering to Osiris, Isis, Nephthys and Anubis. Pynefabastet (the deceased) invokes the dun god re-Harakhty but appears before the above gods. His son's name is Basenmut and his mother's name is Esmut. The heiroglyphs are formal writing, in this case a dedication to the gods.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 3 cm
Height: 27.5 cm
Width: 24 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Gayer-Anderson, Robert Grenville, Major


New Kingdom
Third Intermediate Period (1069-664 BC)
Circa -800 - Circa -501

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.4540.1943
Primary reference Number: 58991
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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