reign of Ptolemy IV, 217 BC , Presumably from Saqqara 1821
The standard elements in the gable of this stele are depicted in Ptolemaic style. The inscription dates the stele which was made for the High Priest of Ptah An-em-her precisely in 217 BC. Following the hieroglyphic inscription there are 1 ½ half lines in Demotic – the youngest written form of Egyptian which was used beginning in the Late Period.
reign of Ptolemy IV, 217 BC
H 72 cm, B 43,5 cm, T 7 cm
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Ägyptisch - Orientalische Sammlung
Ägyptische Sammlung, INV 153
purchased by Ernst August Burghart in Egypt
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