Description Wearing the shuty, or "double plumes" headdress, the king was once shown burning incense to a now-missing deity. Oval cartouches, elliptically shaped coils of rope used to mark royal names, record Ptolemy II's name in hieroglyphs, while his titles appear above them. At the top edge of the relief is a row of five-pointed stars, representing the sky.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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