From: Egypt | Mit-Rahineh

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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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

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(?)."

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

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