Fragment of a Stela (Commemorative Stone) of Neferhotep

A work made of limestone and pigment.
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  • A work made of limestone and pigment.

Date:

New Kingdom, mid-Dynasty 19, about 1240/1195 BC

Artist:

Egyptian

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.

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Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Fragment of a Stela (Commemorative Stone) of Neferhotep

Origin

Egypt

Date

1239 BC–1194 BC

Medium

Limestone and pigment

Dimensions

38.5 × 23.75 × 5.75 cm (15 × 9 3/8 × 2 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Lois H. Culver Fund

Reference Number

1924.579

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