From: Egypt | Tarraneh

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E221
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Ptolemaic
Provenience Egypt | Tarraneh
Locus Hathor Temple
Period Ptolemaic Period | Ptolemy I
Date Made 304-284 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Limestone
Technique Bas Relief
Iconography King | Ptolemy I
Inscription Language Hieroglyphic

Raised relief fragment from the Ptolemy I Temple of Hathor of Mafket. Ptolemy I is shown in profile facing left. The king wears a bag wig. There is one fragmentary column of text to his left, subdivided into three groupings. The top fragmentary text reads left to right, and ends with the adjective "numerous." The central epigraph reverses orientation, and is the name of Hathor. In the lower part of preserved text is the beginning of a statement "Take to yourself the eye [...].. Between the column of text and the image of the king is another small epigraph. Traces of color.

Credit Line Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1890
Other Number ES221 - Other Number

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