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Tablet

Object Number:E119
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ptolemaic
Provenience: Egypt
Bubastis
Period: Ptolemaic Period
Thirty-Third Dynasty
Date Made: 305 - 30 BCE
Early Date: -306
Late Date: -29
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Technique:Inscribed
Iconography:Cleopatra VII
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1890
Other Number:E 119 - Original Number

Description

Limestone Commemorative/Votive Tablet inscribed with the name of Cleopatra. The inscription is corrupt, with Cleopatra's name being misspelled, and the cartouche engraved backwards. Inscription reads "The Ruler, Lady of the Two Lands |(Qlwaptris)." Broken.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

World\'s Columbian Exposition Exhibits: Objects from the Flinders Petrie and Egyptian Exploration Fund ( Jan 1893 - Dec 1893) View Objects in Exhibition
Loan Exhibition - Objects Used in Religious Ceremonies, and Charms and Implements For Divination (16 Apr 1892) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Journal] Rose, Charlotte. "Childbirth Magic".. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 40View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Culin, Robert S. 1892. Loan Exhibition: Objects Used in Religious Ceremonies and Charms and Implements for Divination.. University of Pennsylvania, Department of Archaeology and Paleontology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 17, #71View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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