|Title||funerary stela in adoration to Osiris|
|Collection||Artworld: Oriental Museum|
|Artist||Wepwawet, Jackal-God Of Upper Egypt
Osiris, God Of Duat, The Underworld
|Date||1540 - 1292 BCE|
|Description||Round-topped stela with three registers.
In the upper register is a scene depicting the god Wepwawet as a jackal-headed man with a was-sceptre in his left hand. Osiris is seated on a block throne before an elaborate offering table; he is depicted mummiform, wearing the atef-crown and holding a was-sceptre. Isis stands behind Osiris wearing a modius and uraeus on her head, holding an ankh-symbol in her left hand and her right hand raised to Osiris.
In the middle register is scene depicting a standing man pouring a libation before a seated couple on the right hand side. On the left hand side, there is a seated couple before an offering table, with a female child standing behind them.
In the lower register is a scene depicting two kneeling males on the right hand side of an offering table and two kneeling females on the left hand side, with a female child standing behind them.
|Description Source||Birch, S. 1880. Catalogue of the Collection of Egyptian Antiquities at Alnwick Castle, London: R. Clay, Sons, and Taylor, p. 302-304|
|Id Number Former Accession||N1964|
|Inscription||Egyptian, hieroglyphic, incised on front|
|Location Creation Site||Misr|
|Location Current Repository||The Oriental Museum|
|Subject||architecture, architectural element, stela|
|Measurements||26.8 x 40.9 cm|
|Notes||Phrase 'Foremost of the westerners' is unfinished.|
|Relation References||Hart, G. 1986. A Dictionary of Egyptian Gods and Goddesses. London New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul, p. 101-107, 151-167, 222-223.|
|Rights||Oriental Museum, University of Durham, Durham, 2002. All Rights reserved|
|Style Period||New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty|