Stela Fragment



Fragment of a stela showing a seated female holding a flower before her face. Behind her is a roughly carved column of hieroglyphs. Second Intermediate Period, or a forgery? On the roughly cut back is a rectangular label stuck to the surface with printed three digit number beginning 2 and ending 7. Over this is a circular sticker with "69/3" in pencil. Sold at Sotheby's 1906, 19-21 Dec Lot 69/3: a painted stela, with figures of Sebek-nekht and his son Ankh-Senib; fragments of two others; with remains of designs and inscriptions; XVIIIth dynasty. CONDITION NOTE (1998): incomplete, chipped, surface dirt, labels adhered to reverse.