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šn-ring above the baseline

The earliest securely datable stelae with the šn-ring placed above the baseline of the wḏꜣt-eyes belong in the 18th Dynasty, but as argued by Marée, this feature should occasionally occur already in the Second Intermediate Period.

late 17th - early 18th Dyn.
Fischer 1987a, 46-47; Marée 2010, 276 n. 251