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Limestone stela of Imasahure; raised relief, standing male figure (facing right), holding two vertical objects (rolls of linen ?); remains of blue paint on some hieroglyphs.


  • ID
  • Department
    Hearst Museum, Berkeley
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Stelae
  • Findspot
    Giza (provenance unknown)
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    67.5 x 31 cm (26 9/16 x 12 3/16 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
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4 to Dynasty 5
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Object owned by
    Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
  • Owner

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • 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. 2, 15, pl. 9.16.

    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. 178.

People 1

Ancient People

  • Imasahure

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Limestone stela (Hearst 6-19829) inscribed for Imasahure, identified as [sHD Hmwtjw(?) Hm-kA] inspector of craftsmen(?), ka-priest; provenance unknown.

Institutions 1