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The stele is shown by Lepsius in his Auswahl, Plate 9, and is the earliest example of a hieroglyphic inscription known.
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Such an inscription is so far biographical, and a similar spirit may extend to the decorations of the stele and walls of the tomb.
At its further end, and always facing eastwards, stands the inscribed tablet or stele.
We see, then, that the stele is the one indispensable part of this complicated whole.
Sometimes this chamber is nothing more than a recess in the façade, a mere frame for the stele.
A little cube of masonry is sometimes found at the foot of the stele, destined, no doubt, for funeral offerings.
In the further wall of the chamber, and invariably facing eastwards, is a stele.
The so-called "Stele of the Vultures," now in the Louvre, was erected as a monument of the victory.
And as his hede-stele byndis his hede to resone, sa dois resone the Knycht, and kepis his worschip.
A crane and chafron of stele, in the front of the chafro was a goodly plume set full of musers or trimbling spangles of golde.

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