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Object Number:E15728
Current Location: Collections Storage
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
Early Date: -285
Late Date: -247
Ptolemy II
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Credit Line:Purchased from D. G. Kelekian, 1926


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.

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[Article] Ranke, Hermann. 1950. "A Guide to the Egyptian Collections". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 15. no. 2-3. pg. 21-109 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 107View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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