About this object

Left hand side of a wooden round-topped stela belonging to the Scribe of the Lord of the Two Lands, Pashedu [pA-Sd]. In the upper part is one of a pair of wedjat eyes, under which is Anubis lying upon a shrine, with a flagellum. Beneath this is the figure of Pashedu standing before an offering table, making an offering to a deity (now missing). Pashedu wears a mid-length linen kilt with a robe over, and a short wig. Above him are four vertical columns of hieroglyphic text. The low relief carving is of a very fine standard and traces of colour are still evident in the piece.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    New Kingdom (Ramesside Period)
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1295 - 1069 BC (Dynasty 19 - 20)
  • Materials
    Pigment; Wood
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer
  • Collector
    Joseph Mayer
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    19th Century
  • Measurements
    286 mm x 88 mm x 13 mm
  • Note
    Hand copy of hieroglyphic inscription by Professor Newberry on the record card.
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer (Associated Person, collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?

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  • Egyptian Treasures in Europe volume 4: National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside, Liverpool

    Andrea Davies and Dirk van der Plas (ed.)

    Author: Andrea Davies and Dirk van der Plas (ed.)
    Publisher: Utrecht University
    Date: 2001
    Description: CD ROM with 1500 objects from World Museum's Egyptian collection, including some destroyed in World War Two. This is now available online: http://www.globalegyptianmuseum.org/default.aspx


Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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