miércoles, 25 de mayo de 2016

Votive stela to Ptah

Votive stela to Ptah

Votive stela to Ptah showing the 'hearing ears' of the god. This is one of a large group of votive deposits unearthed beneath a Ramesside building in the precinct of the temple of Ptah at Memphis. Many of the finds bear the motif of the hearing ear of the god, expected to hear the prayers of man. To the right of the man shown offering, the hieroglyphic inscription names the god Ptah.

Present location NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND [30/002] DUBLIN
Inventory number 1908:518
Dating 18TH DYNASTY
Archaeological Site MIT RAHINA/MEMPHIS
Category STELA
Material LIMESTONE
Technique CARVED; INCISED
Height 18 cm
Width 12 cm




Bibliography•Petrie,Memphis I, 1909, pl.10 no, 12

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