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Accession_Number E.62.3
adlib_title Egyptian incised stele
Shape Stele
Shape_description
Material Limestone
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Fragment of Memphite stele with figure worshipping and offering to Ptah, god of Memphis. The God can only be seen in the form of an arm and the crook he holds. The offering table between them holds a vase and two loaves. The underside of the frament appears to have rough inscriptions like some kind of practice work.
Inscriptions
Condition Single fragment. The image is complete except for the large chip in the head of the worshipper. There is also Red pigment remaining on his body. The bottom left of the fragment has no image and is speckled with a grey deposit.
Technique/Style Incised
Provenance Memphis
Period New Kingdom: 19 dynasty
Date 1295-1187
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Attribution
Image
2002.98.0246.jpg
2002.98.0246.jpg
Top view of an Egyptian Stele Fragment
2002.98.0247.jpg
2002.98.0247.jpg
Top view of the underside of Egyptian Stele.
2007.01.0112.jpg
2007.01.0112.jpg
Top view of an Egyptian Stele Fragment depicting man, profile left.
2011.03.0024.jpg
2011.03.0024.jpg
Front view of an Egyptian Stele Fragment depicting man, profile left.
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Beazley_DB
Height 13.5
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. W. 8.8; D. 2.1
Location Education
Edited_by Leigh
Date_edited 10.09.2002
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