Hilton Price Number
Current Location
The British Museum
Museum Accession Number
BM EA 22918
Object Type
Architecture, Architectural element, Stela
Late Period
Twenty-sixth Dynasty
Height: 13½ inches | Width: 9 inches
Number of Elements
Divine Name
Amun-Re | Duamutef | Hapy (son of Horus) | Imsety | Isis | Qebehsenuef | Re-Atum

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Sepulchral Tablet, with round top, in three divisions. The first division contains the Beḥuṭet or disk with uræi on each side, and wings expanded, with a short dedication to the deity enclosed in a parallelogram ; then follows a horizontal line of hieroglyphics ; the centre is occupied by a picture of the deceased standing before an altar in front of Rā, hawk-headed, wearing the disk, who is supported by Isis, with her wings outspread towards him ; behind Isis are the four genii of Ȧmenti. The third division is occupied by four horizontal lines of hieroglyphics, consisting of a suten ṭā ḥetep for festivals, tehefau food and all things good and pure upon which a god lives for the Osiris Seshemt en Ȧmena Mau, for whom it was made, whose mother's name was Seshemt ta Ȧmen ata. 13½ in. X 9 in. Wood, painted in tempera upon yellow ground. XXVIth dynasty.


Price, Frederick George Hilton (1897) A catalogue of the Egyptian antiquities in the possession of F. G. Hilton Price. London: Quaritch. Anonymous (1911). Catalogue of the important and extensive collection of Egyptian antiquities, the property of the late F. G. Hilton-Price, Esq. [...] : which will be sold by auction by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge [...] on Wednesday, 12th July, 1911, and two following days, and on Monday, the 17th of July, and four following days. London: Davy.

Last modified: 13 Sep 2021

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