University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:E13621
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Locus: South Portal
Strip 100E, lower level
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Iconography:Ptah
Height: 10.5 cm
Width: 7.5 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1915
Other Number:M3103 - Field No SF

Description

Small, crudely-cut rectangular votive stela with incised decoration. At the left is the standing god Ptah, who has a tassel, and holds a combined was/ankh/djed scepter. To his right, and facing left, is a bird wearing a sun disc and uraeus on its head. The bird stands on a standard, and appears to have a human arm holding an ankh. Schulman identifies this image as the god Nehi.


Bibliography:

[Article] Schulman, Alan R. 1964. "The God Nhj". Journal of Near Eastern Studies. Chicago. Vol. 23. no. 4. pg. 275-279 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 275-279, Plate 1, Fig. 1View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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

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