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Tomb relief of Ptahmose

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Fragment of limestone relief block showing the heads of officiants at the opening of the mouth ceremony for Ptahmose. The first man holds the foreleg of an ox and the second holds the ceremonial adze. To the left are figures in Syrian attire. In the register above, the legs of a bovid are...

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Provenance

1972: exported from Egypt through the Egyptian Museum (information in Registrar's records); by 1973 , with Jean Loup Despras, Paris; purchased by the MFA from Jean Loup Despras, September 12, 1973.

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund

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

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 23 x 67 x 3 cm (9 1/16 x 26 3/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1973.483

Medium or Technique

Stone; Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief