<em>Stela of Anhorkhawi</em>, ca. 1184-1153 B.C.E. or later. Limestone, 16 7/8 x 11 13/16 x 3 1/16 in. (42.8 x 30 x 7.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 80.113. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 80.113_SL1.jpg)

Stela of Anhorkhawi

Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1184-1153 B.C.E. or later

Dimensions: 16 7/8 x 11 13/16 x 3 1/16 in. (42.8 x 30 x 7.7 cm)


Museum Location: Funerary Gallery 2, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 80.113

Image: 80.113_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
One round-topped stela in limestone inscribed for Ankhorkhaiwy; in the upper register is Rahorakhty sitting on a high prowed boat; below, the owner facing left with 5 columns of hieroglyphic inscriptions above him and 4 shorter ones above and behind him. Condition: Portions missing from upper margins; chips along lower borders; large cracks in upper half all consolidated; traces of paint still visible. Upper right hand portion and upper left hand margin of stela missing; chips along left and lower borders; three large cracks on upper half of stela, all of which are consolidated; traces of paint covering entire stela but most noticeable on figure of the owner at the lower left.

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