About this artwork
The man portrayed here, named Neferhotep, raises his hands in adoration of a god. He wears a white, closely pleated, linen garment and a wig made of small braids. Sources indicate that Neferhotep was a foreman of the workers who built the royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings at Thebes.
- Ancient Egyptian
- Fragment of a Stela (Commemorative Stone) of Neferhotep
- 1239 BCE–1194 BCE
- Limestone and pigment
- 38.5 × 23.75 × 5.75 cm (15 × 9 3/8 × 2 3/8 in.)
- Lois H. Culver Fund