Rectangular limestone stela of Shad; painted raised relief, male figure standing (facing right) in striding pose, holding staff in proper left hand and baton in proper right, wearing shoulder length wig with long curls, broadcollar, leopard skin, and short kilt, inscription at top: [rx nswt SAd] "the royal acquaintance, Shad".
- Hearst Museum, Berkeley
- Architectural elements-Stelae
- Mastaba G 1221
- Limestone, paint
- 64 x 32 x 12 cm (25 3/16 x 12 5/8 x 4 3/4 in)
- Credit Line
- Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, Hearst Egyptian Expedition
- Object Ownership Information
- Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley
- Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 ?
- Date of Register Entry
- Shad (G 1221)
- Object owned by
- Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Lutz, Henry F. Egyptian Tomb Steles and Offering Stones of the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnology of the University of California. University of California Publications. Egyptian Archaeology 4. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs, 1927, pp. 1, 12, 15, pl. 4.7.
Porter, Bertha, and Rosalind L.B. Moss. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings 3: Memphis (Abû Rawâsh to Dahshûr). Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1931. 2nd edition. 3: Memphis, Part 1 (Abû Rawâsh to Abûsîr), revised and augmented by Jaromír Málek. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1974, p. 59.
- Type Owner
- Remarks Owner of G 1221. Limestone stela (Hearst 6-19777) inscribed for Shad, identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in G 1221 interior offering chamber (= offering niche).
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