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Object Number:E13579
Current Location: Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Period: New Kingdom
Nineteenth Dynasty
Date Made: 1292BC-1190BC
Early Date: -1292
Late Date: -1190
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Iconography:Ptah
Sekhmet
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 24.2 cm
Length: 0 cm
Width: 22 cm
Thickness: 10 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1915
Other Number:M2141 - Field No SF

Description

Fragment of raised relief decoration showing Ptah seated and holding a scepter with symbols for dominion, life, and stability. A partial column of text in front of Ptah's head records his epithet (Anx-tA.wj). Behind him, the hand of his consort, Sekhmet, holding a papyriform staff. Two partial columns of text give her name as "Sekhmet the Great, Beloved of Ptah, Lady of Heaven."


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997) View Objects in Exhibition
Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display (23 Feb 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Jennifer H., and Wegner, Josef W. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. pg. 239 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 126/6.20View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 46-47View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 46-47View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Thomas, Nancy. The American Discovery of Ancient Egypt.. Los Angeles County Museum of Art and American Research Center in Egypt. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 188/88View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Moss, Rosalind L., and Porter, Bertha. 1981. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings III: Memphis, Part 2. Saqqara to Dahshur.. Oxford. Clarendon Press. ed. 2nd. Vol. III. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 860View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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