Stele

1914.05.0003

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Artifact Identification Stele   (1914.05.0003)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Funerary Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Hellenistic?, 330 – 25 BCE?
Culture Hellenistic?, Graeco-Roman

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 43.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 33.8 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 8.0 cm
Weight 15900 g
Measuring Remarks Measured while on display
Materials Stone--Limestone
Manufacturing Processes Carved
Munsell Color Information Light Grayish Brown (7.5YR 6/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Abdalla, Aly. Graeco-Roman Funerary Stelae from Upper Egypt. Liverpool University Press: Liverpool, 1992. Catalog No. 108. Baines & Málek. Atlas of Ancient Egypt. Oxford: Phaidon, 1980. Bommas, Martin. "Brief Communications: A hitherto unlocated Roman funerary stela from Abydos rediscovered." London: Egypt Exploration Society, 2015. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, Vol. 100, pp. 493-496. PETRIE, W. M. F., Abydos, Part I, 1902. Twenty-Second Memoir of the Egypt Exploration Fund, London, 1902. PETRIE, W. M. F., Abydos, Part II, 1903. Twenty-Fourth Memoir of the Egypt Exploration Fund, London, 1903. AYRTON, E. R., CURRELLY, M. A. and WEIGALL, A. E. P. Abydos, Part III, 1904. Memoir of the Egypt Exploration Fund, London, 1904. NAVILLE, E., “Excavations at Abydos”, ArchRep 1909-1910, Egypt Exploration Fund, London, 1910, p.1-7. NAVILLE, E., “Excavations at Abydos”, ArchRep 1910-1911, Egypt Exploration Fund, London, 1911, p.1-4. NAVILLE, E., “Excavations at Abydos”, ArchRep 1911-1912, Egypt Exploration Fund, London, 1912, p.1-8. NAVILLE, E., The Cemeteries of Abydos, Part I. 1909-1910. The Mixed Cemetery and Umm el-Ga’ab. Thirty-Third Memoir of the Exploration Fund, London, 1914. ERIC PEET, T. The Cemeteries of Abydos, Part II. 1911-1912. Thirty-Fourth Memoir of the Egypt Exploration Fund, London, 1914. ERIC PEET, T. and LOAT, W. L. S., The Cemeteries of Abydos, Part III. 1912-1913. Thirty-Fifth Memoir of the Egypt Exploration Fund, London, 1913.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data

Abydos Tomb 216

Credit Line/Dedication N/A
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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