|Title||funerary stela of Py|
|Collection||Artworld: Oriental Museum|
|Date||1292 - 1190 BCE|
|Description||Triangular funerary stela with flat apex.
At the top of the stela is a single-winged sun-disk with two ankh-symbols below. Below are three columns of inscription on left hand side and three columns on the right hand side.
Below the inscription is a depiction of Anubis seated on a block throne on a pedestal, on the left hand side of the stela. Anubis is seated before an offering table, laden with bread, vegetables and flowers and holds an ankh-symbol in his right hand and a was-sceptre in his left.
On the right stands Py with hands raised in adoration, wearing an elaborately pleated long linen gown and elaborately plaited wig.
|Description Source||Birch, S. 1880. Catalogue of the Collection of Egyptian Antiquities at Alnwick Castle, London: R. Clay, Sons, and Taylor, p. 295-296|
|Id Number Former Accession||N1958|
|Inscription||Egyptian, hieroglyphic, incised on front|
|Location Creation Site||Misr|
|Location Current Repository||The Oriental Museum|
|Subject||architecture, architectural element, stela, funerary|
|Measurements||56.2 x 56 cm|
|Context||Dated to late 18th-early 19th dynasty.|
|Rights||Oriental Museum, University of Durham, Durham, 2002. All Rights reserved|
|Style Period||New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty|