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Object Number:E13612
Current Location: Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Locus: South Portal
Strip 100E, sub
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Iconography:Ptah
Sekhmet
Worshipper
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 11 cm
Width: 8.6 cm
Depth: 2.4 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1915
Other Number:M2969 - Field No SF

Description

Round-topped stela with a borderline, sunk relief and incised texts. At the left stands a goddess facing right with a Hathoric crown consisting of cow horns, sun disc and double plumes. A column of text above her head identifies her as "Lady of the Two-Lands."

To the right is a standing image of Sekhmet facing right. She has a sun disc and uraeus on her head, and holds an ankh in her right hand, and a papyrus scepter in her left. Damaged text above her head.

To the right is an image of Ptah, standing on a plinth and facing right. He has a wesekh collar and a tassel, and holds a was scepter. Above his head are two columns of damaged text.

At the right is the image of a standing male worshipper, facing left. His head is shaved, and his hands are raised in praise. He stands on a lower groundline than the deities. Two columns of text above his head call him "Paser, son of (?) Nebu, True of Voice."

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display (23 Feb 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

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: 859View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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