Fragmentary pair statue of Ptah and Harshefi Artist: Unknown

1303–1200 B.C.

Ancient Art

Not on view

Black granite


4 5/8 × 2 11/16 × 4 5/8 in. (11.8 × 6.9 × 11.7 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen

Accession Number



New Kingdom, Dynasty 19


Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of records is ongoing.

  • John Coleman Darnell and Colleen Manassa, "A Fragmentary Pair Statue of Ptah of Ramesses and Herishef," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2005), 110–14, fig. 1–3
  • Gerry D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, 1st (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 119, no. 68, fig. 68a, b
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Additional information


An inscription reading "King Ramesses-beloved-of-Amen beloved of Ptah," appears at the center of the back slab between the two deities. Harshefi is identified by a brief hieroglyphic label that reads "Harshefi, King of the Two Lands"

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