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Object Number:E221
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Locus: Hathor Temple
Period: Ptolemaic Period
Ptolemy I
Date Made: 304-284 BCE
Early Date: -304
Late Date: -284
Technique:Bas Relief
Ptolemy I
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1890
Other Number:ES221 - Other Number


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.


[Book] Mysliwiec, Karol. Royal Portraiture of The Dynasties XXI-XXX.. Mainz am Rhein. Verlag Philipp von Zabern. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Ranke, Hermann. 1950. "A Guide to the Egyptian Collections". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 15. no. 2-3. pg. 21-109 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 56View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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