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Object Number:
29-86-422
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Egypt
Dra Abu El-Naga
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Wood
Pigment
Fabric
Gesso
Linen
Description:
Round top wooded stela. Cloth covered and stuccoed. Scene brightly colored. The decoration at the top consists of the deceased together with deities. From left are the four sons of Horus (Qebehsenuef, Duamutef, Hapy and Imsety), then Nephthys and Isis stand behind Osiris who greets the deceased, a man named Djeddjehutyiuefankh. The goddess of the West stands behind him on the far right of the stela. Below this are several lines of an offering prayer: A gift which the king gives to Osiris, Foremost of the Westerner, the Great god, Lord of Abydos and R-Horakhty, the great god and chief of the gods, that they may give invocation offerings of cattle and fowl, every offering and every good thing, a thousand of incense, a thousand of garments, everything good and pure, everything sweet and pleasant on which the god lives for the Osiris the Prophet of Horus, the lord of heaven and the Lord of Busiris (?) and Khonsu of Edfu, seer of the eternal Horizon, Djeddjehutyiuefankh, son of the similarly-titled, Pasetchenfy.
Length:
46cm
Width:
28cm
Credit Line:
The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Drah abu el Naga (Thebes), Egypt. Directed by Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1921-1923
Other Number:
1880   -   Field No SF

Bibliography:

[Book] Porter, Bertha & Moss, Rosalind L. 1964. The Theban Necropolis. Part 2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 609
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