From: Egypt | Tell El-Rataba

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

Object Number E15728
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Ptolemaic
Provenience Egypt | Tell El-Rataba
Locus Temple of Samannud (uncertain) | Temple of Bahbit el-Higara (uncertain)
Period Ptolemaic Period | Ptolemy II
Date Made 285-247 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Quartzite
Iconography King | Ptolemy II
Inscription Language Hieroglyphic

King Ptolemy II presents a bolt of linen to the goddess Isis, who holds a papyrus-scepter in her right hand and the ankh (symbol of life) in her left. The figure of the king at the right is part of another offering scene.

Credit Line Purchased from D. G. Kelekian, 1926

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