Limestone block with dedication

Greek, Ptolemaic Egyptian

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Dedication to Ptolemy IV Philopator (r. 221–204 B.C.) and his sister, Queen Arsinoe, by Teos, son of Horos, who was a guard at the site of Ammonieion, possibly the Temple of Ammon, near Thebes in Upper Egypt.

The piece is not part of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriot antiquities.

Limestone block with dedication, Limestone, Egyptian, Greek, Ptolemaic Egyptian

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