Stela Fragment


From: Egypt | Mit-Rahineh

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E13607
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | Mit-Rahineh
Locus South Portal
Section Egyptian
Materials Limestone
Iconography Thoth | Worshipper

Upper portion of a round-topped stela with incised decoration. At the left is an image of Thoth, seated upon a throne, facing right. He has a lunar disc on his head, holds a was scepter in his open left hand (possibly a secondary addition), and an ankh in his right upon his lap. At the right is a standing worshipper, who has a long wig. His arms are raised in praise, and he holds a vessel (?) in his right hand. Lines for two short columns of text exist above the heads of both Thoth and the worshipper, but neither was inscribed.

Height 14.5 cm
Width 17.5 cm
Credit Line The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1915
Other Number M2825 - Field No SF

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