Funerary Stele for Pa-Amun before the Gods, Ptah, Bast and Amun, ca. 800 BCE

  • Egyptian

Limestone with traces of polychromy, gold, and terracotta

  • Framed: Overall: 22 3/4 × 18 1/8 × 2 3/4 inches (57.8 × 46 × 7 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, donation from Mr. and Mrs. Max J. Pincus

73.87

On View

  • Egyptian: Daily Reverences

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Funerary art
  • Third intermediate period
  • Polychromy
  • Terracotta
  • Limestone
  • Gold
  • Hieroglyphics
  • Figures (representations)
  • Stele
  • Xxiind dynasty
  • Egypt
  • Gods
  • Lion
  • Ram

Provenance

1973-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Image and Artifact: Ancient Art from the Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat., DIA Statewide Services Travelling Exhibition. Detroit, February 5, 1984-December 16, 1985, cat. no. 26.

Rights Status

Egyptian, Funerary Stele for Pa-Amun before the Gods, Ptah, Bast and Amun, ca. 800 BCE, limestone with traces of polychromy, gold, and terracotta. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, donation from Mr. and Mrs. Max J. Pincus, 73.87.