|Title||funerary stela of Nesy-wer|
|Collection||Artworld: Oriental Museum|
|Date||1075 - 664 BCE|
|Description||Round-topped funerary stela.
In the lunette, there is a winged sun-disk with three columns of inscription (offering formula) directly underneath. On the left hand side of the stela, there is the hawk-headed Re-Harakhty, depicted mummiform with sun-disk and uraeus on his head, holding a was-sceptre and standing on a dais. An offering table stands before him. On the right hand side is a female, Nesy-wer, wearing a short wig, necklace and long see-through gown, one hand raised in adoration.
Red paint remains on the sun-disk and body of Re-Harakhty and on band painted across bottom. There are also remains of yellow paint in the inscription and the woman's necklace.
|Description Source||Birch, S. 1880. Catalogue of the Collection of Egyptian Antiquities at Alnwick Castle, London: R. Clay, Sons, and Taylor, p. 316-317|
|Id Number Former Accession||N1975|
|Inscription||Egyptian, hieroglyphic, incised on front|
|Location Creation Site||Misr|
|Location Current Repository||The Oriental Museum|
|Subject||architecture, architectural element, stela, funerary, votive, woman, god, inscription|
|Measurements||22.1 x 30.2 cm|
|Context||Possibly from Thebes.|
|Relation References||Hart, G. 1986. A Dictionary of Egyptian Gods and Goddesses. London New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul, p. 94.|
|Rights||Oriental Museum, University of Durham, Durham, 2002. All Rights reserved|
|Style Period||3rd Intermediate Period|