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Welcome to Wikimedia Commons, पाटलिपुत्र!

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File:Ajanta Cave 1 ceiling Dignitary in Persian attire.jpg[edit]

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COM:ANU#Obvious copyright issues with modern museum photographs[edit]

Hi, do you have a list of the problematic files?   — Jeff G. ツ 12:38, 9 November 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

File tagging File:Court with stupa, after excavation, Ali Masjid.jpg[edit]

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Hi Ronhjones. I don't quite see your point for your request for permission to use a 1878 photograph [1]. This photograph is Public Domain, having been shot in 1878, hence the {{pd-1923}} tag I've used. I've never heard of anything more needed for this kind of very old file, please enlighten me. Would a Pd-Art license be more appropriate?? पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 15:47, 8 July 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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File tagging File:Bhamala stupa Buddha statues.jpg[edit]

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Images from other people must go via COM:CONSENT Yours sincerely, Ronhjones  (Talk) 15:54, 8 July 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]

These photographs have been released through e-mail agreement. E-mails just sent to the copyright owners for COM:CONSENT procedure. पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 18:09, 8 July 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Ronhjones: File owner Ashok Shrikhande just sent the COM:CONSENT mail. पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 19:51, 8 July 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I've used AWB to quickly change all the templates to {{OTRS pending}} Ronhjones  (Talk) 20:48, 8 July 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Portrait of Toramana[edit]

With due respect, you are perpetuating a mistake made by the auction house CNG on ONE listing of a coin of Mihirakula where they incorrectly identified it as Toramana. The legend you provide in your description of the image is also incorrect. The legend reads jayatu mihirakula. I know because I can read Brahmi letters and this is also the reading provided in all the reliable sources. Indeed, if you search for Mihirakula on the CNG website, you will find that ALL other coins of that type (which you have uploaded as Toramana) are identified as coins of Mihirakula. There is just the one coin (which you have used) where the cataloger has mistakenly identified the coin as that of Toramana.

For example, take a look at this page from the Kunsthistorisches Museum of Vienna: http://pro.geo.univie.ac.at/projects/khm/coins/coin159?ref=coins The coin is identified as Mihirakula.

If you have access to Klaus Vondrovec: Coinage of the Iranian Huns and their Successors from Bactria to Gandhara (Vienna, 2014), look at page 378, where this type is identified as that of Mihhirakula (Goebl type 310).

Or look at coin 18 in the following paper (published Pankaj Tandon: "Notes on the Evolution of Alchon Coins," Journal of the Oriental Numismatic Society, No. 216, Summer 2013, pp. 24-34.): http://coinindia.com/Alchon.pdf

It is important to correct this as the error is being multiplied and perpetuated. Once you agree, I can provide a coin with the image of Toramana.

As an aside, you have sometimes spelled the name Toranama. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Rani nurmai (talk • contribs) 00:53, 23 October 2018 (UTC) Rani nurmai (talk) 01:03, 23 October 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Rani nurmai: Thank you for your explanation. You are being both friendly and informative, that's commendable. Can you point me again to the coin which you think should be renamed? (just give me a link, so that I can check). पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 12:12, 23 October 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]
OK, I've requested the renaming. Thank you again for your very informative intervention! I left a few more messages on your Talk Page. पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 13:21, 23 October 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]

WikiProject Numismatics[edit]

Would you by any chance be interested in joining the WikiProject Numismatics for Commonswiki? I often see your uploads in our daily patrol page and you seem to know your way around numismatic websites. Anyhow thank you for your contributions to Wikimedia Commons. Face-smile.svg --Donald Trung 『徵國單』 (No Fake News 💬) (WikiProject Numismatics 💴) (Articles 📚) 10:15, 28 November 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Donald Trung: Thank you for the message Donald! I'll have a look at the WikiProject Numismatics for Commonswiki. पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 11:54, 28 November 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Please do not overwrite files[edit]

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OK, thanks! पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 08:54, 22 December 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Wrong title and caption[edit]

@पाटलिपुत्र: You have extracted this file https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sarpol-e_Zahab_Lullibi_relief_Sulaymaniyah_Museum.jpg from this one https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Renovated_Hall_by_the_UNESCO,_The_Sulaymaniyah_Museum.jpg. Apart from the poor quality of the extracted file, you have wrongly described the file and its caption. Read this article about that relief http://etc.ancient.eu/travel/akkadian-rock-relief-belula-pass/. You have provided not only wrong but also misleading information. Please either correct or better delete that file altogether, including its inclusion in this page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lullubi. Thank you. Neuroforever (talk) 10:15, 18 March 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Neuroforever: Hi Neurofever! I agree that the image is not of good quality, and I hope we can oneday find a better image of this relief! In the meantime, this image at least conveys the existence of this relief and the fact that it is displayed in the Sulaymaniyah Museum. I am not sure what you think is wrong with the caption: it is indeed the relief of the Belula Pass, and it is the one in the Sulaymaniyah Museum, and it is Lullubian isn't it? Could you kindly be more specific about what should be changed, or, better, provide me with an alternate caption? I will gladly correct any mistake. Thank you! पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 11:35, 18 March 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Neuroforever: You're right for the image name, I've made a request to change it. Thank you! पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 15:45, 18 March 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Neuroforever: Here is his article on English Wikipedia: Tardunni. Fell free to make corrections! पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 20:30, 19 March 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@पाटलिपुत्र: Hi!Thanks for understanding, and of course thank you for the "Tar...dunni" Wiki page. I have made some edits. Regards. Neuroforever (talk) 20:45, 23 March 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Extraction[edit]

@पाटलिपुत्र: You have extracted this image https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Naram-Sin_Rock_Relief_at_Darband-iGawr_(extracted).jpg from this one https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Naram-Sin_Rock_Relief_at_Darband-iGawr.JPG. It seems that you have cropped and a little bot rotated the image, both of which have distorted the art and the message of the sculpture. The depicted warrior is ascending on a mountainous area, just like steps. In the extracted image, he appears tilted forward and the defeated enemies/corpses are horizontal. In addition, I have not seen any new idea from extracting a new file from the original one; the original one would suffice and conveys the art of the sculpture. Please delete your extration. Thank you. Neuroforever (talk) 10:30, 18 March 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Neuroforever: Hi Neurofoever. Thank you for your comments, and above all thank you for the quality of your photographs! They are both rare and wonderful! I was under the impression that the original image was very distorted by the strong angle under which the photograph was taken, therefore I tried to correct the perspective according to what I felt was correct (and referred to some images with a lower angle [2], still with some angle though, or this one which gives a good idea of the real perspective and is very close to my correction), in order to make the image both more accurate and more understandable. Of course, if we could have an actual photograph taken frontally, that would be even better. Tell me what you think... Thank you! पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 11:27, 18 March 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Notification about possible deletion[edit]

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File:Woman's Head with Jewelry Preserved as Excavated.jpg and other files uploaded at same time.[edit]

Please note that a Public Domain Mark (PDM) on Flickr, is not the same as "cc-zero" and that license should not be used. A PDM signifies that the uploader believes that the image is PD, so a PD template needs to be applied. Flickr shows images that are cc-zero with a proper cc-zero logo - see User:Ronhjones/PDMreply to see symbols. Normally Flickr images with a PDM are deleted, but these are obviously free images, and just need a license change. Ronhjones  (Talk) 16:57, 31 March 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Ronhjones: Thank you! So what should I do? At least I will try to contact the owner of the images at Flickr so that he changes the license to Public Domain Dedication (CCO). Is that OK? पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 17:07, 31 March 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]
No, no. They are OLD - just change cc-zero to {{PD-old-100-expired}} or a PD-art, etc. Ronhjones  (Talk) 17:14, 31 March 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Ronhjones: The author Gary Todd has taken these photographs recently, so I don't see how we could use {{PD-old-100-expired}}, which would only apply to a very old photograph in my understanding ("the author's life plus 100 years or less"). The object itself is very old, but the photograph is very recent. PD-Art would only apply to a 2-dimensional work. Is there something I don't understand? पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 17:26, 31 March 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]
You are right and I am wrong. That's life! Can't be correct all the time. Correct - PD-art is for 2D only, back to your original idea of contacting the Flickr user. Ronhjones  (Talk) 17:50, 31 March 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Ronhjones: Done! Thank you! पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 10:06, 1 April 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Re:Request to delete redirect[edit]

Sorry, I didn't notice because my business was busy, now ✓ Done. --Catherine Laurence discussion 14:18, 21 October 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Use of an image[edit]

Ciao, Pataliputra. Thank you for the image Naxos_Sphinx_with_humans_for_size.jpg. I have included it in an article about Buddhist architecture that can be read online. I realize now that I must complete the reference and include the authors of the works you reused in it. And yes, you are right in comparing these two architectural works, a comparison that Ferguson already did in 1849. Best regards. :) --Pompilos (talk) 18:34, 27 November 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Pompilos: Very interesting article indeed! Thank you for the heads-up! पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 18:45, 27 November 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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File:Birth Sargon II Louvre AO7673.jpg[edit]

Hi, sorry for the mistake! I added the {{Rename}} template to the picture file and I put up a renaming proposal for the category. Feel free to choose a better name for the category. Cheers, Jastrow (Λέγετε) 11:07, 22 April 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Jastrow: Thank you!! पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 11:10, 22 April 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
OOjs UI icon check-constructive.svg OK @Jastrow: should be OK now--Estopedist1 (talk) 06:04, 18 May 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Estopedist1: Thank you! पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 06:12, 18 May 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Warka Vase[edit]

Hi! I refer to your extractions of my images of the different aspects of the Warka Vase. https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=File:Warka_vase_(360).jpg&oldid=prev&diff=421561116. Wonderful and wonderful work you have done! I will post it on my Twitter, but I have to credit you as well, as the brilliant photoshopper. How to credit you? On one hand, I'm very happy to see this image. On the other hand, believe me, people will hijack it very soon without crediting or mentioning me or you! Can you please put some sort of clear cut way of using it. It is a CC one. Mine was CC-BY-SA 4.0. Thank you. Regards Neuroforever (talk) 13:34, 25 May 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Neuroforever: Hi Osama! Thank you very much for the compliment. I changed the license to CC-BY-SA 4.0 (I hadn't noticed the difference). All the credit goes to you of course. You can add a line asking for proper crediting to you if you wish, no problem with that! Tell me if there's anything more I can do! Best regards पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 13:47, 25 May 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
No, thanks to you for your wonderful image processing. I will post it on Twitter and mention your username, "पाटलिपुत्र" and page on Wiki. Is that OK? Regards. Neuroforever (talk) 13:50, 25 May 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Neuroforever: No, no, I really don't need any credit. This is 99.9999999999999% your work only, so please just credit yourself. We are very lucky to have a photographer like you providing so many wonderful images. Best regards पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 13:53, 25 May 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Notification about possible deletion[edit]

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Correct licensing[edit]

Hi. I am aware that you retracted your edit but I still want to express my thanks to you for giving me the hint to use the PD-Art tag. I inquired with another user and he suggested to me the 'sister tag' PD-scan. Which tag is now more appropriate for old manuscript illustrations published by large public libraries like File:Hexateuch, Cotton MS Claudius B IV, f. 60r.png or File:Luttrell Psalter, Add MS 42130, f. 200r.png (I guess they are using overhead book scanners)? Best wishes Gun Powder Ma (talk) 15:12, 12 June 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Gun Powder Ma: You're welcome. PD-Scan seems to be acceptable when you are certain the photograph is a scan, otherwise PD-Art might be safer as it covers any kind of photography of ancient 2D objects (and the template specifically mentions the PD-Art legislation as a justification, which PD-Scan doesn't). You will have zero problems if you use PD-Art for your uploads (example: {{PD-Art|1=PD-old-auto|deathyear=1st century BCE|country=India}}). Best regards पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 16:18, 12 June 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I tried it, but unfortunately it does not work wherever where the date of death cannot be specified down to the year — as is the case with most pre-modern manuscript illuminations. When using {{PD-art|PD-old-auto-expired|deathyear=14th century|country=uk}} the sign with the exclamation mark always goes up. Gun Powder Ma (talk) 20:01, 16 June 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Gun Powder Ma: You're right, I never bothered. This one seems to work OK: {{PD-Art|PD-old-100-1923|deathyear=7th century BCE|country=Sudan}} 20:19, 16 June 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
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Rassam cylinder[edit]

Hello. Unfortunately I don't have any picture of this object. Regards, Zunkir (talk) 12:46, 13 June 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Zunkir: Thank you! पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 15:27, 13 June 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Query?[edit]

Hi! Please I have a question, as you are more expert in this field, I'm sure? I shot this image (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:HRH_Tuanku_Abdul_Rahman_Ibni_Al-Marhum_Tuanku_Muhammad._The_Tuanku_Ja%27afar_Royal_Gallery,_Seremban.jpg) in Malaysia of a former and a late ruler. The image was there, displayed within a public gallery of the royal family. I took a pic of it and uplaoded it to Wikicommons. In the description, I was clear in saying where the "original" image was. Someone made an edit and added a copyright license (public) and removed my whole contribution. It is not a scanned image nor an image file given to me by the gallery. I shot it and edit it and then uploaded it. Is that edit by that person acceptable? Thank you. Regards. Neuroforever (talk) 21:18, 27 June 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Neuroforever: Dear Osama! As a courtesy, the user who corrected your license should have contacted you, but his edit is nonetheless valuable. There are two levels of copyright: first, the original image (the one in the Museum) has to have a free license for you to then claim a free license on it. So it is necessary to show that the original image is public domain, both in Malaysia and in the US. I will add a tag to show that it is also free in the US. Then it is OK for you to claim your own copyright on it (CC 4.0) as the creator of the reproduction, although on Commons faithfull reproductions of public domain images are themselves considered as Public Domain (PD-Art). I'll do the corrections, and please check if this is OK for you. पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 04:56, 28 June 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thank you so much for the valuable information! I have no idea about this subject; your answer and edit are quite helpful to me. I have seen the page; thanks for the edit. Thank you once again. Regards. Neuroforever (talk) 10:50, 28 June 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Copyright status: File:PG 755 Royal Cemetery of Ur.jpg[edit]

Copyright status: File:PG 755 Royal Cemetery of Ur.jpg

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HoaX[edit]

In Unicode, Sho is after Omega and Sampi, not after Sigma. Placing of Sho after Sigma as in File:Bactrian_alphabet.jpg is w:en:WP:OR, see this: https://unicode.org/Public/UCA/latest/allkeys.txt

Same fake placement of Sho here too: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bactrian_alphabet_(block_and_cursive_letters).jpg Place it AFTER omega and sampi, of course, same error as above.

Uploading a Buddha image[edit]

Hello पाटलिपुत्र ! I'm not sur I still have this image now. I look, and do my best ... I tell you if it's possible. (Ismoon (talk) 15:30, 28 October 2020 (UTC))Reply[reply]

Here it comes ! I've got it ! : File:Afghanistan, Standing Buddha, Ghorband Valley, Fondukistan Monastery, 7th century.jpg. You are a lucky पाटलिपुत्र. Best regards. (Ismoon (talk) 17:19, 28 October 2020 (UTC))Reply[reply]

Amarna letters at Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin[edit]

Hi! I have uploaded 4 images of the so-called Amarna Letters. All of them are on display at Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin. I have created a category for them: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Amarna_letters_at_Vorderasiatisches_Museum,_Berlin . Their description is very brief. I could not find any information about what do they represent or their importance. Please, do you have any information about them? Thank you. Regards. Osama Neuroforever (talk) 11:47, 9 November 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Neuroforever: Thank you so much Osama. I'll see what I can do (but I don't much about them!). Best regards पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 11:51, 9 November 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks a lot, much appreciated. One thing about this image https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:One_of_the_Amarna_letters._A_letter_from_Tushratta_king_of_Mitanni_to_the_Egyptian_Pharaoh_Amenhotep_III._Circa_1370_BCE._Akkadian_cuneiform_text._From_Tell_el-Amarna,_Egypt._Vorderasiatisches_Museum,_Berlin.jpg . The description at the Vorderasiatisches Museum says c. 1370 BCE and that would be Amenhotep III's reign. This contradicts what Wiki's article about Tushratta says https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tushratta . Regards. Neuroforever (talk) 11:58, 9 November 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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Tajikistan exhibition in Paris[edit]

Hi पाटलिपुत्र, first of all, happy new year to you! I went yesterday to the Tajikistan exhibtion in Paris. I think I covered all your requests. I am processing the pictures right now and will upload them in the following days. Do tell me if you need more pictures/better details, I can go again with a longer lens. The ticket allows me to go back for free and this is really no hassle, so feel free to ask! Jastrow (Λέγετε) 08:21, 4 January 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Jastrow: Happy New Year! ... and thank you so much for your visit to the Guimet Museum!! I'll be looking forward to your (always fantastic!) photographs!! Best regards पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 09:18, 4 January 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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Sumero-Akkadian Cuneiform Syllabary[edit]

Hello!

I went through and converted your (quite well designed) cuneiform chart to a .svg. In the process I added in the aleph, changed h to ḫ, and caught a couple of errors (with za, se, and ha). I just thought I'd let you know that it's been updated since a second set of eyes making sure everything is good would be helpful. Thanks for the work on that! You're still listed as the creator of this version, of course, I just got it all into a vector format. Photonsoup (talk) 07:55, 18 March 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

GODL-India license[edit]

Hi @पाटलिपुत्र: , I am very confused about this license, whether it applies to all govt websites or we have to still comply with the copyright policy mentioned in the site. For Ex: This set of images uploaded by you [3] are using this license but if you see the copyright section of the site it doesn't say they are free for public use.[4]. I have seen other discussions by admins where they have deleted such files. For ex : [5]. Could you clarify if i could use similar images or not? Lord 0f Avernus (talk) 14:26, 23 April 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

The image i am talking about is this [6] Lord 0f Avernus (talk) 14:26, 23 April 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Lord 0f Avernus: I know the license seems a bit confusing, and I guess an Indian lawyer will be needed sometime to sort that. However, the photographs in question are the work of the Indian Government, so they should be covered by the license. It seems there is a true intention in India to free up Government images and images from Government sites: for example Modi has ordered all museums and government sites, which privately prohibited photography such as the Sarnath Museum, to now allow photography. पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 15:03, 23 April 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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British Museum[edit]

Hello @पाटलिपुत्र: I'll be in London at the end of August, and of course I'll pay a visit to the British Museum. If you have picture requests feel free to ask. Regards, Zunkir (talk) 16:57, 31 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Zunkir: Thank you Zunkir! I can't think of anything specific at this point, except maybe:
  • seal-by-seal high quality images from this display: Seal and impressions. Middle East, Room 52 Ancient Iran British Museum.jpg (Seal and impressions. Middle East, Room 52 Ancient Iran British Museum).
  • a better image of this relief Conversion of the ascetics (visit of the three Kashyapa borthers with their disciples).jpg (Gandhara section of the Museum, Room 33)
I will keep thinking about other subjects. Have a great time in London!! Best पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 15:47, 8 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Hi पाटलिपुत्र: Since the uploading of the pictures I took in England last month will take a while, if you want I can share with you a Dropbox or Google Drive access for the folder with my pictures from room 52 of the British Museum, so that you'll be able to pick the pictures that might interest you. In case you're interested, you'll just need to send me a mail address by mail (via the Commons Email feature), so that I can activate the sharing. The pictures of the seals are not that good anyway, since I don't use camera lenses that are precise enough for this type of small objects. Regards, Zunkir (talk) 21:20, 9 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Hi @Zunkir: . Don't worry, it's OK, I'll be waiting for your uploads as they come. Thank you for the great photographs! Best पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 16:30, 10 September 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Kushit exhibition in Louvre museum[edit]

Hello,
You uploaded onto Commons File:Anlamani statue reconstruction, with Egyptian headdress.jpg. But according to the list of names of pharaohs in the exhibition that I found and mentioned in File:Reconstructed statues of the kushit pharaohs 1.jpg, it would be Pharaoh Atlanersa and not Anlamani. What do you think? I myself uploaded a photo of the head File:Tête du pharaon Atlanersa reconstruite en 3D.jpg wearing the pschent. --Tangopaso (talk) 19:22, 25 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Anlamani
Thank you for your message User:Tangopaso (and for the interest)! I too had a doubt, based on conflicting information, but the name inscribed on the back of that statue (attached, and you can check the file it is extracted from) is indeed Anlamani [7]. Do you have alternative data, such as Museum Catalogue etc...? Besides, very few statues of Atlanersa are actually known [8], and they are quite different. पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 05:31, 26 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks for your answer. No, the only information I have is the list of the pharaohs names that I noticed at the exhibition:
From left to right: Tanouetamani 1, Atlanersa, Aspelta, Senkamanisken 1, Senkamanisken 2, Tanouetamani 2. The tall statue of Taharqa is at the entrance of the exhibition.
But on an image by Dominique Artis (I cannot post a link), there is Anlamani as the 2nd pharaoh from left to right. I will change my photo. Thanks for watching. --Tangopaso (talk) 14:54, 26 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Tangopaso: Yes, we can be very confident that Anlamani is correct. Best regards पाटलिपुत्र (talk) 14:57, 26 August 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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