Thebes (uncertain) (Egypt)
664 - 525 B.C.E.
Painted Wooden Stele decorated in three registers. Lunette: Sun disk with Pendant uraei labeled "The Behedite, Lord of the Sky". Central register shows the deceased, Nehemsumut (son of Khonsuemsaf and Ruru, adoring Re (left and Atum (right) in parallel scenes. Below there is a text in 2 columns consisting of seven lines each. The text is a Sun Hymn.
Gift of Westtown School
[Book] Wegner, Josef W. & Wegner, Jennifer H. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia. 239. : Page/Fig./Plate: 150/7.4
[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: 91
[Book] Kreamer, Christine M. 2012. African Cosmos: Stellar Arts. 368. : Page/Fig./Plate: 67/3.5
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