About this object

Fragment of a stela belonging to the royal scribe Intef. Three columns of hieroglyphs and male figure in kneeling posture with right hand held against the chest. Some pigment survives in places: blue/green in the inscription and red/brown for the male figure. Marked in black by the excavator: 32 A.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Second Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date made
    1650 - 1550 BC about
  • Materials
    Limestone
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Egyptian Excavations Committee of the Institute of Archaeology, Liverpool
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date collected
    1906
  • Measurements
    150 mm x 120 mm x 35 mm
  • Related people
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

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