Bronze capital from the shrine of Ptah. It is an elliptical bell-shape, flaring at top. There are five fillets at the lower end. It is a rectangular shaft. It is heavily incrusted.
From Egypt, Tell Gemayemi, the Shrine of Ptah. 1886:excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)
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