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Fragmentary round-topped limestone stela of Thutmose IV, making an offering to a goddess (Isis?); behind him stands Queen Nefertari.

Details

  • ID
    GEM_19868
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Freestanding stelae and obelisks
  • Findspot
    Sphinx
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    76.7 x 11.6 x 54.0 cm
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_59462
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_3/10500
  • Period
    New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
  • Owner
    Thutmose IV
  • Attested
    Nefertari
  • Excavator
    Émile Baraize, French, 1874–1952
  • Notes
    From excavations of Emile Baraize, 1933. Mislabeled in GEM records as belonging to Thutmose III.
  • Remarks
    ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_JE_59462; EMC_SR_3.10500

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Sphinx

    • Site Name Sphinx Complex

Full Bibliography

  • Hassan, Great Sphinx, 311

Photos 3

People 3

Ancient People

  • Nefertari

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_XII_Sp149LR
  • Thutmose IV

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks King of Dynasty 18. prenomen: [mn-xprw-ra] Menkheperure. Restorations to Sphinx done in time of Thutmose IV. Objects found at Giza: Faience scarab (27-4-1272 = MFA 27.2022) and faience udjat amulet (28-3-58 = MFA 28.1381) with cartouche of Thutmose IV.

Modern People

  • Émile Baraize

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates French, 1874–1952
    • Remarks French engineer working for the Service des Antiquities who excavated around the Sphinx from 1926-1936.