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Funerary Stela of Heku Unlike nearly every other work of ancient Egyptian art, this stela is signed by the artist. The deeply cut inscription beneath the lower register names “the sculptor Nefertem.” He was probably allowed to add his name as compensation for his work, thus perpetuating his memory for eternity.  Saqqara  1836-1759 B.C.E. XII Dynasty (Middle Kingdom)

Funerary Stela of Heku Unlike nearly every other work of ancient Egyptian art, this stela is signed by the artist. The deeply cut inscription beneath the lower register names “the sculptor Nefertem.” He was probably allowed to add his name as compensation for his work, thus perpetuating his memory for eternity. Saqqara 1836-1759 B.C.E. XII Dynasty (Middle Kingdom)

Stela of King Amenhotep I and his mother Ahmose Nefertari, made in the beginning of the 19th dynasty, reign of Seti I and Rameses II

Stela of King Amenhotep I and his mother Ahmose Nefertari, made in the beginning of the dynasty, reign of Seti I and Rameses II

Egyptian painted limestone funerary stele of Ankhreni, steward of the granary, with his brother and sister in law. Abydos, Middle Kingdom. Now in the Ahmolean Museum, Oxford, UK

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Stela of the lector priest of Amun...artwork to use with the Ancient Egypt unit

Stela of the lector priest of Amun.artwork to use with the Ancient Egypt unit

ca. 3,900 Year Old Stela of Mentuwoser Middle Kingdom/ Dynasty 12 Reign of Senwosret I, year 17 From Northern Upper Egypt, Abydos This rectangular stone stela honors an official named Mentuwoser. Clasping a piece of folded linen in his left hand, he sits at his funeral banquet, ensuring that he will always receive food offerings and that his family will honor and remember him forever.

Year Old Stela of Mentuwoser Middle Kingdom/ Dynasty 12 Reign of…

A stela of Ptolemy V showing an offering scene to a sacred bull

A stela of Ptolemy V showing an offering scene to a sacred bull. This one is not from Saqqara, but rather shows the Buchis bull which was sacred to Montu

Model Cattle stable from the tomb of Meketre    Period:      Middle Kingdom  Dynasty:      Dynasty 12  Reign:      reign of Amenemhat I, early  Date:      ca. 1981–1975 B.C.

Model Cattle stable from the tomb of Meketre Period: Middle Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 12 Reign: reign of Amenemhat I, early Date: ca. Thebes, Southern Asasif, Tomb of Meketre (TT MMA MMA 1920

Stella of painted limestone showing an unidentified couple adoring 'The Cat of the God Re' & 'The Great Cat'. From Dier el-Medina Dyn 19 (via egyptarchive.co.uk)

Stella of painted limestone showing an unidentified couple adoring 'The Cat of…

Stela of Ameny (Amaini) and his Wife Inet-Hapy New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, Reign of Thutmose I�Amenhotep II, ca. 1427�1400 B.C.E. Upper Egypt; Thebes

Stela of Ameny (Amaini) and his Wife Inet-Hapy New Kingdom, Dynasty Reign of Thutmose I Amenhotep II, ca.

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