University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: E13579
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Period: New Kingdom
Nineteenth Dynasty
Date Made: 1292BC-1190BC
Early Date: -1292
Late Date: -1190
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Iconography:Ptah
Sekhmet
Length: 24cm
Width: 22cm
Thickness: 8cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1915
Other NumberM2141 - Field No SF

Description

Fragment of stela with raised relief decoration showing Ptah seated and holding a scepter with symbols for dominion, life, and stability. Behind him, the hand of his wife, Sekhmet, holding a papyriform staff.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Josef W. & Wegner, Jennifer H. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia. 239. : Page/Fig./Plate: 126/6.20View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 46-47View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 46-47View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Thomas, Nancy. The American Discovery of Ancient Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 188/88View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Porter, Bertha & Moss, Rosalind L. 1964. The Theban Necropolis Vol II. Vol II. Part 2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 860View Objects cited in this Publication

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