291, A. FIGURE OF THE GOD PTAH
Covered with a mass of linen fastened round neck (inscribed see note)
Wreath around shoulders. (see note)
Max. H. (including pedestal) 60.2, pedestal, 26 x 11.6 x 7.4, cms.
The figure of the god, carved of wood, gesso-gilt, (?) of two different alloys (face yellow body
copper in colour), is completely invested with wing-feathers. Shaven head of dark blue faience,
eyes inlaid glass, beard and sceptre of bronze incrusted with gold, wears Usekh-collar and
The pedestal (sloping front), varnished with black resin, and inscribed with yellow paint:
Ptah, Lord of Heaven
[beloved of] Maat.