From: Egypt | Mit-Rahineh

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E13619
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | Mit-Rahineh
Locus South Portal | Strip 100mid, sub
Section Egyptian
Materials Limestone
Iconography Ptah | Shrine | Worshipper

Roughly carved round-topped stela with sunk relief, and incised texts. At the left stands a worshipper, facing right. He has a shaved head, and wears a long kilt. his hands are raised in praise. There may have been an inscription above his head, but it is worn away.

At the right is an image of the got Ptah, who stands upon a plinth inside a shrine. The plinth of the god floats above the groundline upon which the worshipper stands. Ptah has a tassel and holds a combined was/ankh/djed scepter. His name appears in front of his knees between his body and the scepter.

Height 32 cm
Width 20 cm
Credit Line The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1915
Other Number M2881 - Field No SF

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