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Four fitting fragments of incomplete limestone stela with Greek inscription, probably metric.

Details

  • ID
    EMC_JE_50045
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Freestanding stelae and obelisks
  • Findspot
    Sphinx
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    53 x 30 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_8V/5987
  • Excavator
    Émile Baraize, French, 1874–1952
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    Found by Baraize while excavating the sphinx, 1925-1926. One other fragment in Vienna Museum.
  • Remarks
    RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_X_Sp294LR; RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Emile Baraize; RELATED SITE(S): Sphinx

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Sphinx

    • Site Name Sphinx Complex

Photos 2

People 1

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.

Institutions 1