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Stela

Object Number:E13608
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Memphis (Egypt)
Locus: South Portal
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Granite
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 58 cm
Width: 43.5 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1915
Other Number:M2834 - Field No SF

Description

Fragment of a granite stela with sunk relief decoration and incised text. Figural register at the top with the images of a seated god, and two parital standing worshippers. The stela is broken and missing above the midsections of the figures. At the left, the god Ptah (?) sits upon a throne facing right. His feet rest on a pedestal. To the right is an offering table with a vessel and lotus flower. To the right of this is a standing male figure, facing left, wearing a long kilt. His arms are raised in praise. Behind him stands his wife (?) whose figure is almost totally missing.

Below the figural register are ten lines of text, read from left to right.

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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