University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-75-564
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Locus: South Portal
Strip100W, sub N end
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
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:M2776 - Field No SF
214/10 - Other Number

Description

Upper left corner fragment of a round-topped limestone stela decorated with shallow sunk relief. At the top and left is an incised border line which parallels the edge of the stela. The head of the god Ptah is centrally located on the fragment, and would have originally stood on the left side of the stela. He wears a flaring false beard with chin strap, wesekh collar, and traces of a tassel at his neck. His left hand is preserved, which holds a was scepter in front of his face. Above his head to the right is a short text in three columns giving the god's name and epithets. The modern number 214/10 is also written on the stela.


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
[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. 62View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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