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Relief with Ptolemy II making an offering to a god

Photo: Nathaniel Willson

Relief with Ptolemy II making an offering to a god

285-246 B.C.

Granite
41 x 51 1/2 in. (104.2 x 130.8 cm)
Eugene Fuller Memorial Collection
47.57
Provenance: (Possibly from the Temple of Isis at Behbeit el-Hagar); [Heeramaneck Galleries, New York]; purchased by Seattle Art Museum (with funds from Eugene Fuller Memorial Collection), February 12, 1947
Photo: Nathaniel Willson
location
Now on view at the Seattle Art Museum

Resources

Published ReferencesHandbook, Seattle Art Museum: Selected Works from the Permanent Collections, Seattle, WA: Seattle Art Museum, 1951, p. 11 (b&w)

Teeter, Emily, Egyptian Art in the Collection of the Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA: Seattle Art Museum, 1988, fig. 1, illus. p. 2

Teeter, Emily, The Egyptian Collection of the Seattle Art Museum, in KMT: A Modern Journal of Ancient Egypt, Vol. 12, No. 3, Fall 2001, illus. p. 25

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