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architectural element




Reshef in upper register, two men in lower register. The image depicts two people worshipping the Canaanite god Reshef who holds a mace and shield and is named in the text.

Field Collection

Deir el Medina Thebes Egypt


height 16.5 cm
width 13 cm
depth 2 cm


New Kingdom
Nineteenth Dynasty


circa 1295 B.C. — 1186 B.C.


bequeathed: Gayer-Anderson, R.G. (Major) 1943 (Filtered for: Antiquities)


  1. inscription
    Position: bottom left and round the first of the two figures
    Method: incised
    Content: rdit iAw n rSwp nTr aA di.f anx wDA snb n kA n sDm-aS m st mAat pA-Sd
    Translation: Giving praise to Reshef, the great god, that he may give life, prosperity and health for the ka of the servant in the place of truth, Pashed
  2. inscription
    Position: right of second figure
    Method: incised
    Content: sA.f pA?-nbw?
    Translation: His son Paneb?


  1. Janssen, J.M.A.
    Une stele du dieu Reshef a Cambridge [page: ]
    Source title: Chronique d'Égypte (July 1950)
    [comments: pl.4]
  2. Giveon, R.
    (1980) [Unknown: JEA 66 (1980) (1980) [page: ]
    Source title: Journal of Egyptian Archaeology (
    [comments: p.146, E.27]
  3. Schulman, A.
    (1977) [Unknown: SSEA Journal 7.4 (1977)] (1977) [page: ]
    Source title: SSEA Journal (
    [comments: p.146, E.27]
  4. Fulco
    The Canaanite God Reshep [page: ]
    [comments: p.13-14, E.27 n.60]
  5. Porter, Bertha
    Moss, Rosalind
    Burney, Ethel W.
    Topographical bibliography of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic texts, reliefs and paintings. Vol.1, The Theban necropolis. Pt.2, Royal tombs and smaller cemeteries [page: 733]
    [comments: 2nd edition]
  6. Martin, G.T.
    (2005) Stelae from Egypt and Nubia in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, c. 3000BC - AD1150 , Cambridge (Cambs.) : Cambridge University Press (2005) Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press [page: 74]
  7. Cornelius, I.
    (1994) The iconography of the Canaanite gods Reshef and Ba`al , Fribourg, Switzerland : University Press (1994) Fribourg, Switzerland: University Press [page: 45-6]



Accession Number

E.GA.3002.1943 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 57432; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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