Ptah statue



Accession Number
BM11037
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Gods case
Object Type
Sculpture, Statue
Period
Late Period
Material
Metals/alloys (Copper alloy)
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 122mm | Width: 32mm
Number of Elements
1
Divine Name
Ptah

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Description

A solid-cast copper alloy figure of the god Ptah holding a was-sceptre. It stands on a base with a tang below. It dates to the Late Period, and is on long-term loan from the British Museum who acquired it in 1878 from Lt-Gen Augustus William Henry Meyrick.

Bibliography

Goodridge, Wendy R. & Stuart J. Williams 2005. Offerings from The British Museum. Swansea: The Egypt Centre. [p. 2]