University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:E222
Current Location:
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Locus: Hathor Temple
Period: Ptolemaic Period
Thirty-Third Dynasty
Date Made: 305 - 30 BC
Early Date: -306
Late Date: -29
Sun Disk
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1890
Other Number:ES222 - Other Number


Raised relief fragment from the Ptolemy I Temple of Hathor of Mafket. A border at the top of the scene consists of two raised relief bands. At the extreme left of the scene is a vertical border belonging to a text column, now lost. To the right of this is a sun disc with a double uraeus. From the snakes hang ankh and was signs. Below the sun disc is the epithet "The Behdite, Lord [...]. At the left of the scene are the two Cartouches of Ptolemy I Soter, facing right: "King of Upper and Lower Egypt (Setepenre-Meryamun)|, Son of Re, Lord of Appearances (Ptolemy)|." Traces of color.

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