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Stela of Raneb | Early Dynastic Period | The MetRaneb’s stela is one of a series of royal name stelae dating to Dynasties 1 and 2. Most of these come from the royal cemeteries of Abydos in southern Egypt, and all but two are carved from relatively soft limestone. Raneb's granite stela is the earliest surviving example of relief-carving in this very hard stone. Raneb was also the first king to incorporate the name of the sun god Re into his titulary, marking this diety's increasing…

Stela of Raneb | Early Dynastic Period | The MetRaneb’s stela is one of a series of royal name stelae dating to Dynasties 1 and 2. Most of these come from the royal cemeteries of Abydos in southern Egypt, and all but two are carved from relatively soft limestone. Raneb's granite stela is the earliest surviving example of relief-carving in this very hard stone. Raneb was also the first king to incorporate the name of the sun god Re into his titulary, marking this diety's increasing…

Nubkhaure Amenemhat II was the third pharaoh of the Twelfth Dynasty of Ancient Egypt. Not much is known about his reign. He ruled Egypt for 35 years from 1929 BC to 1895 BC and was the son of Senusret I through the latter's chief wife, Queen Nefru. His queen is not known; although recently a certain 'king's wife' named Senet has been proposed. His prenomen or throne name, Nubkaure, means "Golden are the Souls of Re."

Nubkhaure Amenemhat II was the third pharaoh of the Twelfth Dynasty of Ancient Egypt. Not much is known about his reign. He ruled Egypt for 35 years from 1929 BC to 1895 BC and was the son of Senusret I through the latter's chief wife, Queen Nefru. His queen is not known; although recently a certain 'king's wife' named Senet has been proposed. His prenomen or throne name, Nubkaure, means "Golden are the Souls of Re."

Sandstone carved relief depicting a member of the nobility. Early New Kingdom. 1450-1300 B.C. | The Barakat Gallery

Sandstone carved relief depicting a member of the nobility. Early New Kingdom. 1450-1300 B.C. | The Barakat Gallery

Egyptian Museum - Stela of Tuthmosis the Fourth with Sphinx - ARCHITECTURE: ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENT: STELA   NON ORGANIC: ROCK: LIMESTONE   NEW KINGDOM: 18TH DYNASTY: TUTHMOSIS IV/MENKHEPERURE

Egyptian Museum - Stela of Tuthmosis the Fourth with Sphinx - ARCHITECTURE: ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENT: STELA NON ORGANIC: ROCK: LIMESTONE NEW KINGDOM: 18TH DYNASTY: TUTHMOSIS IV/MENKHEPERURE

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