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Object Number: E14294
Current Location: Amarna
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Period: Late Period
Twenty-Sixth Dynasty
Date Made: 664 BC - 525 BC
Early Date: -664
Late Date: -525
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Bronze
Gilt
Technique:Gilded
Inlaid
Iconography:Ptah
Height: 61cm
Width: 10cm
Depth: 8cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Nicolas Tano, 1924

Description

Standing figure of Ptah holding staff topped by symbols for life, stability and dominion. Traces of gilding remain in collar and wristbands. Inlaid eyes now missing.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989)View Objects in Exhibition
Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition
Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun (12 Nov 2006)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Josef W. & Wegner, Jennifer H. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia. 239. : Page/Fig./Plate: 126/6.19View 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: 50-51/3View 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: 50-51/3View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] The Artifacts of Ancient Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 98View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Silverman, David P., et al. 2006. Akhenaten and Tutankhamun Revolution and Restoration. : Page/Fig./Plate: 29, fig.22View Objects cited in this Publication

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