Inv. n°: MMoCA295

Limestone Funerary Stela

Carved with two jackals and the deceased, table of offerings, a male, Userhat, a female Merthor Sherit, and an offering inscription.

h. 43.5 x w. 29.2 cm

Second Intermediate Period, 13th Dynasty, 1786-1663 BC

Limestone

Provenance

  • Discovered in 1932, Edfu, Egypt, Invalid date
  • Sold at Christie's London, London, 1969
  • Ex private collection, London, acquired in London in the mid 1970s
  • Acquired at Bonhams London, London, 1st May 2008, lot 45

Publications

  • M. Alliot, Fouilles de L'Institut Français du Caire; Fouilles de Tell Edfu, 1933, no.10, pl. XV, 1
  • Christie's, Catalogue of Primitive Art, Classical, Egyptian, Western Asiatic and Islamic Antiquities, London, 2nd December 1969, lot 128
  • Bonhams, Antiquities Sale, London, 1st May 2008, lot 45
  • P. Clayton, "Ancient Egypt" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, 2011, p. 36, fig. 5
  • M. Merrony, Musée d’Art Classique de Mougins. La collection de la Famille Levett, France, 2012, p.25
  • Ville de Mougins, "Le MACM rayonne à l'international", Mougins Infos, 2017-2018, no. 2, pp. 42-45

Exhibitions

  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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