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Stele with King and Ptah
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Stele with King and Ptah

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Description This stele is carved in low relief and depicts a King and Ptah facing each other across an offering table. There are inscriptions on the top, bottom, and edges. The corners are broken. The authenticity of this piece is questioned.
Date Description Narrative
6/12/2003Treatmentcleaned; repaired
  • Secret Signs: Egyptian Writing. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [as 18th Dynasty, Luxor]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscriptions] Top, bottom, and edges
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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1550-1069 BCE or modern (New Kingdom or modern)
white steatite, traces of blue glaze
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H: 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
  • Egypt, Luxor (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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