The author makes three observations about a purported naos fragment from the 4th century BCE, now in the Museo Archeologico in Verona. First, he refutes the long-held assumption that it represents a naos. Second, he observes that the cartouche on its front face does not belong to Nectanebo I. Third, he argues that its original location might have been in the Temple of the Escarpment at Saqqara, and perhaps within the precinct commonly called the Bubastieion, noting that there are no certain attestations of the name ‘Bubastieion’ in ancient texts.
Saqqara; Bubastieion; Imhotep; naos
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