stela Turin 2Detail from the stela of Ptahmy, supervisor of pure priests.

The stela dates from the New Kingdom Dynasty 18 (1330-1280 BC) and it shows Ptahmy and his wife. Note the coins, lotus flowers, wigs and other ornements: thy are beautiful carved, and you can still see the paint.

Museo Egizio Torino
Photo: Joke Baardemans