An Egyptian Limestone Trial Fragment, Ptolemaic Period, ca. 332 - 30 BCE
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This limestone trial fragment has been carved in low relief on both sides; the first side features two well carved vertical columns of text that refers to two creation gods and reads: First (right) column: words spoken by Atum, lord [of Heliopolis] ... Second column: words spoken by Shu ... The reverse side is carved with the feet and lower portion of a bird, probably the Horus falcon.
Condition: with scattered surface deposits, the fragment is intact and in very good condition overall. Presented in one of our display boxes.
Dimensions: Height: 1.8 inches (4.6 cm)
Provenance: Collection of Robert J. Molnar, Hillsdale, NJ, acquired in the 1960s.
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