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Accession_Number E.63.1
adlib_title Egyptian tablet or stele fragment
Shape Stele
Shape_description Fragment has four sides and shows the top right hand corner of the tablet.
Material Limestone
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 8/2
Decoration The relief is a human ear, with no other discernible detail. There is some red pigment remaining on the inner ear.
Inscriptions
Condition Fragmentary but intact. There are no major cracks, but there is a large amount of muddy deposit all over the artefact.
Technique/Style
Provenance Temple of Ptah, Memphis
Period New Kingdom: 18 dynasty
Date 1539-1295
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0162.jpg
2002.98.0162.jpg
Fragment of a tablet, showing a human ear.
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2002.98.0163.jpg
2002.98.0163.jpg
Side view of fragment of a tablet, showing a human ear.
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Height 8.8 at longest
Diameters 8.9 at base and widest
Handle_height
Other_dims. Remainder of ear is 6.0 in length
Location Myth and religion
Edited_by Leigh; Alexandra; Kinsey; Joana Varela
Date_edited 2.9.02;30.07.2004; 11.01.2006; 20.04.2017
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