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Relief of the gods Amen and Ptah-Sokar-Osiris

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The great temple of Isis, the Iseion, at Behbeit el-Hagar in the central Nile Delta was begun by the last of Egypt’s native pharaohs, Nectanebo II, and was completed by the early Ptolemies, who copied the pharaonic style. In fact, the art of the early Ptolemies continued the traditions of the...

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By 1951: with Dikran G. Kelekian, Inc.: 1951: purchased by the MFA from the Dikran G. Kelekian estate for $1750. (Accession Date: January 1, 1951)

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Martha A. Willcomb Fund

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dyn.), reign of Pt, 285–246 B.C.


Height x width x length: 82 x 90 x 13 cm (32 5/16 x 35 7/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief