Egyptian Stela of Neferhotep

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 21 March 2016

On this limestone stela, the hieroglyphic inscriptions mention the name of the Overseer of Cattle Neferhotep, son of the Overseer of Cattle Dednub and the chantress Itires. On the lower right border, a standing woman looks to the left and faces to standing men. From Egypt, precise provenance of excavation is unknown. 2nd Intermediate Period, 1650-1550 BCE. The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London (With thanks to The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL).



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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