|Title||commemorative stela of a king smiting his enemies|
|Collection||Artworld: Oriental Museum|
|Date||1213 - 1203 BCE|
|Description||Upper section of a round-topped stela showing a king smiting with a scimitar, held high in his left hand. He wears the double crown and uraeus with a ?tail attached to the back of the crown. The inscription above the king gives his Horus name and the two cartouches to the left of the king contain the prenomen and the nomen.
The king depicted on the stela is possibly Merenptah.
|Id Number Current Accession||1964.176|
|Id Number Former Accession||176 1731.L10-50|
|Inscription||Egyptian, hieroglyphic, carved on front|
|Location Creation Site||Misr, Upper Nubia (Sudanese sites), Buhen|
|Location Current Repository||The Oriental Museum|
|Subject||architecture, architectural element, stela|
|Measurements||63 x 43 x 15.3 cm|
|Relation References|| LXXVII, 3
Excavation reports in Kush: journal of the Sudan Antiquities Service. Khartoum: Sudan Antiquit
|Rights||Oriental Museum, University of Durham, Durham, 2002. All Rights reserved|
|Style Period||New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, Merenptah/Baenre|