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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
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".
Length:
26.92cm
Width:
17.53cm
Thickness:
5.08cm
Other Number:
M10587   -   Field No SF

Bibliography:

[Book] Thomas, Nancy. The American Discovery of Ancient Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 188/89
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[Book] Porter, Bertha & Moss, Rosalind L. 1964. The Theban Necropolis Vol II. Vol II. Part 2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 860
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