<em>Upper Part of a False Door of Sethew</em>, ca. 2500-2350 B.C.E. Limestone, paint, 22 1/16 x 20 1/2 x 4 15/16 in., 119 lb. (56 x 52 x 12.5 cm, 54kg). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.34E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.34E_PS1.jpg)

Upper Part of a False Door of Sethew

Medium: Limestone, paint

Dates:ca. 2500-2350 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 22 1/16 x 20 1/2 x 4 15/16 in., 119 lb. (56 x 52 x 12.5 cm, 54kg)

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Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 3MZM12, 31-TOP

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Accession Number: 37.34E

Image: 37.34E_PS1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Stela inscribed for a man names Sethau. The owner is represented seated before a table with offerings and inscriptions promising offerings. Condition: Broken in two pieces. Some staining around the join has occurred. Upper left hand edge much chipped and parts of hieroglyphs are missing. Lower right hand corner (flaring molding) broken off. Chips in molding under seated figure. Wig retains black paint. Green collar evident. Surface is chipped and green paint also evident along left side of relief (edge). Face badly chipped.

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