Fragment from Stela
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E.
early XVIII Dynasty (possibly)
5 1/4 × 6 1/2 × 1 1/8 in. (13.3 × 16.5 × 2.8 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Fragment from Stela, ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 5 1/4 × 6 1/2 × 1 1/8 in. (13.3 × 16.5 × 2.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.580.157. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.16.580.157_view01.jpg)
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Fragment from left side of painted limsetone stela. Five rows of inscription preserved, with upper half of male head surviving on lowest row. Inscription incised and painted blue on yellow ground except for lowest row, where ground is pale blue.
Condition: Edges chipped and surface worn. Medicore work.
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