University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:E13624
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Locus: South Portal
Strip 100E, mid sub
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Iconography:Ptah
Shrine
Worshipper
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 15 cm
Width: 9.5 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1915
Other Number:M3142 - Field No SF

Description

Round-topped votive stela with sunk relief and incised texts. At the left is the god Ptah, standing upon a plinth inside a shrine, facing right. He holds a roughly-scratched composite was/ankh/djed scepter. He has a tassel at his neck. Above his head is the epigraph "Ptah, Lord of Truth." To the right is a standing male worshipper, with shaved head, and long robes. His arms are raised in praise. Two columns of text above his head: "Worshipping Ptah, Lord of [Truth?], (by) the [...] of the Temple of Amun, Nakht(?)."


Bibliography:

[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: 859View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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