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Stela of the Scribe Amenhotep

New Kingdom
Dynasty 18
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
Limestone, pigment
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:
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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