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Relief

Description

Limestone relief fragment depicting Nubian Prince Ptahmaakheru, wearing a Kushite-cloak with arms raised before him, worshipping the god Ra, depicted as falcon-headed and mummiform: Ancient Egyptian, Upper Egypt, Abydos, probably late 25th Dynasty c. 754 - 656 BC

Museum reference

A.1901.429.11

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Relief

Production information

ANCIENT EGYPT

Date

c. 747 - 656 BC

Style / Culture

25th Dynasty (Kushite), 3rd Intermediate Period, Ancient Egyptian

Materials

Limestone

Physical description

Limestone

Collection place(s)

Abydos, Upper Egypt, ANCIENT EGYPT

Associations

Depicted: Ra
Egypt Exploration Society

Exhibitions

  • Ancient Egypt Rediscovered (08 Feb 2019)
    National Museum of Scotland

References

Randall-MacIver and Mace (1902), El Amrah and Abydos, pp. 72, 85, 96, 98, pl. 35 [3].

Leahy (1994), 'Kushite monuments at Abydos' in The Unbroken Reed, eds. Eyre et al, pp. 171-92.

Leahy (2014), 'Kushites at Abydos: the royal family and beyond' in Thebes in the First Millenium BC, ed. Pischikova et al, pp. 62-70.

On display

national museum of scotland »
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world cultures, ancient egypt rediscovered

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