University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-75-565
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Locus: South Portal
Strip100 W. sub N end
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Technique:Inscribed
Iconography:Ptah
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 9.8 cm
Width: 8.5 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt, 1915-1920
Other Number:M2812 - Field No SF

Description

Small round-topped limestone votive stela decorated with incised relief. An unknown amount of the stela is missing at the bottom. Incised borderline parallels the edge of the stelae at the left, right and top. At the left is an image of the god Ptah, standing and facing right. He has a tassel at his neck and traces of a wesekh collar. His extended hands hold a badly-damaged was scepter. At the right is the damaged image of a standing worshipper, who faced left. Above the figures are four columns of text, centered on the line of Ptah's was scepter. The two on the left record the name of Ptah and an epithet. The two columns at the right appear to record the name and title of the dedicator (Sw...?).


Bibliography:

[Book] Toye-Dubs, Nathalie. 2016. De l'oreille à l’écoute: Etude des documents votifs de l’écoute: nouvel éclairage sur le développement de la piété personnelle en Egypte ancienne.. Oxford. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 44View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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