Cult Image of the God Ptah

Cult Image of the God Ptah

This statuette depicts Ptah, the chief god of Egypt’s capital city Memphis, who is easy to identify by his tight-fitting cap and enveloping shroud. Other iconographic details, such as the royal beard, the large and …

Statue of the God Ptah

Statue of the God Ptah

The great Egyptian god Ptah was a deity whose many aspects include those of both a creator god and a god who listens to individuals’ prayers. Ptah’s name was commonly accompanied by the epithet Nefer-Her, …

Statuette of the God Ptah

Statuette of the God Ptah

Chief god of Memphis, patron of craftsmen and architects. In the triad of Memphis, he is the husband of Sekhmet and the father of Nefertem. He was also regarded as the father of the sage …

Pectoral of King Tutankhamun between Ptah and Sekhmet

Pectoral of King Tutankhamun between Ptah and Sekhmet

An open work pectoral ornament inlaid in semi-relief after cloisonné fashion. In the center, with black face, stands the king between the seated god and goddess Ptah and Sekhmet. Between is the solar uraeus and …

King Senusret I being embraced by Ptah

Detail of an elegant pillar of King Senusret I, is finely decorated with relief on four sides. Each side shows the king in the presence of a different deity: the falcon Horus of Edfu; Atum …