Egypt (Mummies) Gallery
Third Intermediate Period
945 - 712 B.C.E.
Round topped wooden stela belonging to the chantress of Amun, Tasheryt. She stands on the right side of the stela wearing a long, sheer dress and has her hands raised in adoration to Re-Horakhty who is seated on the left. Re-Horakhty has a large solar disk on his head and he holds the crook and flail. Before him is a table piled with Offerings. Six vertical columns of text above identify the god and the woman. In the lunette are a pair of wedjat eyes and the shen-symbol.
Received from the Egyptian Research Account
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Egyptian Mummies: Secrets and Science (27 Sep 1980)
[Book] Capel, Anne K. and Markoe, Glenn E. Mistress of the House Mistress of the Heaven Women in Ancient Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 164-65
[Book] Fleming, Stuart, et al. 1980. The Egyptian Mummy, Secrets and Science. : Page/Fig./Plate: 57
[Book] Porter, Bertha. Rosalind Moss. 1964. The Theban Necropolis. Part 2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 680
[Book] Quibell, James E. 1898. The Ramesseum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 11,17
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