Stela of Hor-hwi-rhyt-hotep

55.82.22

On display

Rectangular false-door style stela surmounted by a coarse cavetto cornice. Inscribed in sunk relief with two horizontal rows and two vertical columns that give the name of the owner, Horherekhyt-hotep son of Heny. In the centre panel the deceased sits before a table heaped with offerings and underneath are jars of offerings. Below this central scene are two wedjat-eyes and between them is a mirror. First line: One revered before the Great God, Lord of the sky, Heny's son, Hor… Second line: One revered before Anubis, Heny's son, Horherekhyt-hetep. Left line: A boon which the king gives to Anubis, who is in front of the Divine Booth, who is upon his mountain, who is in the Place of Embalming, Lord of the Sacred Land, [for] a goodly burial for the revered one, Heny's son, Horherekhyt-hetep. Right line: A boon which the king gives to Osiris, Lord of Busiris, Foremost of the Westerners, Lord of Abydos, [that he may give] invocation offerings of bread and beer, oxen and fowl, for the revered one, Heny's son, Horherekhyt-hetep.