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Ancient Egyptian stela of Mentuwoser; shows Mentuwoser before a funeral banquet, with his relations offering food; hieroglyphs describe his deeds. (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Magical stela [Egyptian] (50.85) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Stela of Raneb Period: Dynasty 2 Dynasty: Dynasty 2 Reign: reign of Raneb Date: ca. 2880 B.C. Geography: Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara; includes the Serapeum, Tomb of Raneb, probably Medium: Granite

Egypt in the Middle Kingdom (2030–1640 B.C.) | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Stela of the Lady of the House, Tabiemmut. Kushite Period - Saite Period, 25th-26th Dynasty, ca. 750-525 B.C.

This imposing stela seems to be the only survivor from a group of nine that stood under a pillared portico in the tomb of Intef on the West Bank of the Nile, opposite modern Luxor. As overseer of the troops under Mentuhotep II, Intef must have been instrumental in the wars that resulted in the unification of the country during this king’s reign