Portion of a limestone Stelae

Contributed by The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

Portion of a limestone Stelae

This is the upper left-hand portion of a limestone stelae of Pahemy. A Stelae is a tall slab usually made of stone or wood that is made to commemorate an important person either living or deceased. At the top is a Shen ring which often symbolizes power, either side of it are two Horus eyes, one of which is partially broken. Below there are 4 columns of hieroglyphs above the head of Pahemy and his wife.

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Meydum, Egypt


1550-1295 BCE 18th Dynasty


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