Location: On Display in the Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display

From: Egypt | Mit-Rahineh

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E13579
Current Location Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display - On Display
Provenience Egypt | Mit-Rahineh
Period New Kingdom | Nineteenth Dynasty
Date Made 1292BC-1190BC
Section Egyptian
Materials Limestone
Iconography Ptah | Sekhmet
Inscription Language Hieroglyphic

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, Mistress of Ankh-tawy."

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

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