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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 BC
Early Date: -285
Late Date: -247
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Iconography:King
Ptolemy II
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Credit Line:Purchased from D. G. Kelekian, 1926

Description

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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