University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: E13632
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Locus: Lower Middle Stratum, Strip 550
Period: New Kingdom
Nineteenth Dynasty
Date Made: 1307-1196 BC
Early Date: -1307
Late Date: -1196
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Pigment
Iconography:Ptah
Nefertem
Length: 26.92cm
Width: 17.53cm
Thickness: 5.08cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1919
Other NumberM10587 - Field No SF

Description

Crude round-topped stela with incised figures of Ptah and Nefertem. Ptah is mummiform and traces of red and blue paint remain n the figure. Nefertem appears behind him and his figure also has some red and blue pigment. This may be an example of ancient Egypt "folk art".


Bibliography:

[Book] Thomas, Nancy. The American Discovery of Ancient Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 188/89View 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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