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Cartouche of Ptolemy III
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Cartouche of Ptolemy III


Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Plaques such as this were used for different purposes. This particular one could have been a part of a foundation deposit. The inscription contains the birth name of Ptolemy III Euergetes I
Exhibitions
  • Secret Signs: Egyptian Writing. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Name] cartouche contains the birth name of Ptolemy III Euergetes I
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
246-221 BC (Greco-Roman)
Medium
Egyptian faience with green glaze
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.1665
Measurements
H: 2 5/8 in. (6.6 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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