"Blessing of the god Ptah'" stela from Shedet (Kiman Fares, Medinet El-Fayuum)


The article focuses on the study of a heavily destroyed monumental stela of ramses ii originally placed in the temple of sobek in shedet (kiman Fares, Medinet el-Fayyum). this monument points to the importance of the temple of sobek in shedet during the reign of ramses ii, who placed these official texts on monumental architecture in the most important temples in his kingdom. the non-local stone used for this stela, the grey granite, testifies to the particular care and attention given to the temple by ramses ii. so far this is the only evidence of the «blessing of Ptah» text coming from Middle and lower egypt

DOI Code: 10.1285/i15912221v23p103

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