From: Egypt | Mit-Rahineh

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number 29-75-554
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | Mit-Rahineh
Locus South Portal | Strip100E
Section Egyptian
Materials Limestone

Small votive stela which is badly weathered on the right hand side. Incised decoration depicts the god Ptah at the left, facing right. Ptah appears to hold a staff, but his hands are indistinct. He lacks a shrine. To the right are traces of a worshipper, facing left toward Ptah. The worshipper stands with their right leg forward, and appears to be wearing a long linen garment whose sleeve hangs down from the raised right arm. No inscription.

Height 9.8 cm
Width 9 cm
Credit Line The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt, 1915-1920
Other Number M2478 - Field No SF

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