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Relief fragment from the tomb of Ptahmose

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This relief fragment shows the tree-goddess emerging from a sycamore tree and offering water to Ptahmose and his wife, who kneel at the base of the tree. Behind the wife stand two men with their arms raised in adoration, followed by two children with offerings. Most of the figure of Ptahmose, to...

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Provenance not known. 1934: found in Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition store-rooms at Giza.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, 1295–1186 B.C.


Height x width x depth: 20.3 x 15.2 x 3.8 cm (8 x 6 x 1 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief