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Stela Fragment

Object Number:E13611
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Locus: South Portal
Strip 100mid, sub
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 15 cm
Width: 16 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1915
Other Number:M2934 - Field No SF

Description

Upper left corner of a round-topped stela with a borderline around the outside, sunk relief and incised text. At the left the god Ptah sits upon a throne. He has a tassel at his neck, and holds a was scepter which awkwardly extends down in front of the throne. To his right is an offering table with a jar and lotus flower. At the top of the stela are two columns of inscription. The left column records the name of the god as "Ptah, lord of Truth." The other column begins a text identifying the worshipper as Pashedu.

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: 860View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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