Shrine For Ptah

Not sure why I’ve not added one to him before, considering a few of you I know are fans. But was requested so here it is… :slight_smile:

3 Likes

I don’t worship Ptah, but he’s an interesting god nevertheless.

I have found myself inextricably drawn to him, and the many aspects of him in others, as well as their aspects reflected from him.

My nature, and my profession, requires me to transform thought into creation, and practice craftsmanship…

Even creating the shrine, or posting here, is in some meaningful way an act of creation, and an expression of worship towards him… at least, I think of it this way.


I am curious what primary sources and texts others may have come across concerning Ptah, as I wish to learn more.

I have found some drawings of the Shabaka Stone, and translations of the stela of Neferabu, along with mentions in hymns to Khnum in Lichtheim’s “Ancient Egyptian Literature”… but I am hopeful that others might be able to further illuminate my path.

It feels suitable to ask that “He who hears prayers” might assist in helping me to find an answer or two :sweat_smile:

2 Likes

Hi Sem,

I’m not a devotee of Ptah, but I do like to look for primary sources!

Try this: Ptah - in ancient sources @ attalus.org

1 Like

just a prototype… a bit of practice if you will. i’m wondering if my extensions to the classical transliteration scheme make it easier to associate the individual letters to the words, and the words to the final meaning?

image

1 Like

perhaps it works better with the non-spoken glyphs faded a bit?

ptH-rswi-inb_noice_2

1 Like

I’d say the second option? I think both look good though!