Egypt (Sphinx) Gallery
Palace of Merenptah , south Portal
1292 - 1190 B.C.E.
Door jamb with incised representation of Ptah, patron god of Memphis. Ptah is shown in his standard form as a mummified human male wearing a distinctive close-fitting skull cap. His eye was inlaid originally, perhaps with faience, and has fallen out.
[Book] Porter, Bertha & Moss, Rosalind L. 1964. The Theban Necropolis Vol II. Vol II. Part 2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 855
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