The Prayers of Wakh-ʿankh-antef-ʿAa

  title={The Prayers of Wakh-ʿankh-antef-ʿAa},
  author={Hans Goedicke},
  journal={Journal of Near Eastern Studies},
  pages={235 - 253}
  • H. Goedicke
  • Published 1 October 1991
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
AMONG the surviving Egyptian texts of the early Eleventh Dynasty is a squareshaped stela of King Wakh-'ankh-Antef. It comes from the king's tomb at el-Tarif, the northernmost part of the Theban West Bank, the so-called Saff el-Qisasiya,' and is now in New York in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (13.182.3). The text was first made known by H. E. Winlock and has been the object of a number of studies.2 In its tenor, as well as in the choice of its wording, the text can rightly be considered a…