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Stela of the Scribe Amenhotep

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Date:
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Limestone, pigment
Dimensions:
h. 40 cm (15 3/4 in); w. 30 cm (11 13/16 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. S. W. Straus, 1925
Accession Number:
25.184.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Painted limestone stela depicting Humay and his wife Senetnofret in the top register, with Pakhered and his wife Amenhotep seated in the register below. The officiating dedicator in both cases is a scribe named Amenhotep.
Given to the Museum by Mrs. S. W. Straus, New York, 1925. Purchased by her at "the Museum," Luxor.

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