Dedication to Ptolemy IV Philopator and Arsinoe III and to Sarapis and Isis
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 217-212 B.C.E.
7 5/8 × 1 7/8 × 13 9/16 in. (19.3 × 4.8 × 34.5 cm) (show scale)
To King Ptolemy and Queen Arsinoe, gods, Philopatores, and to Sarapis and Isis, Lichas, son of Pyrrhus the Akarnanian, commander dispatched for the hunt of the elephants a second time.
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Graeco-Egyptian. Dedication to Ptolemy IV Philopator and Arsinoe III and to Sarapis and Isis, ca. 217-212 B.C.E. Granite, 7 5/8 × 1 7/8 × 13 9/16 in. (19.3 × 4.8 × 34.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.89. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.89_view01.jpg)
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Oblong black basalt slab with seven incised lines of Greek recording an Elephant Hunt of Ptolemy IV Philopater.
Condition: Good cutting.
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