Item Černý MSS 6.3 - Graffito from the tomb of Ptahshepses at Abusir

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Černý MSS 6.3


Graffito from the tomb of Ptahshepses at Abusir


  • 1960s (Accumulation)

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1 photograph, positive print, annotated on the back.
Photograph of a hieratic graffito of year 50 (probably of Ramesses II) of the scribe Ptahemwia and father Yupa, concerning their visit to Pyramid of Sahure and paying homage to the goddess Sekhmet. Graffito from room II (Second Portico) in the mastaba-tomb of Ptahshepses, Middle of Dyn. V, at Abusir. See TopBib iii2.342(8) and (9).

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Consultation only.

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Reproduction by permission of the copyright owner, the Czech Institute of Egyptology. The original negative is presumably in Prague.

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Duplicate photograph:
-Černý MSS 2.95.

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Archive of the Czech Institute of Egyptology, Prague.
A record for this graffito based on Černý's previous study of the text, also with earlier observations made by Spiegelberg:
-Černý Notebook 17.118, photograph on p. 21, see also pp. 15, 20 verso (transcription).

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