University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: E15998
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt
Dendereh
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Sandstone
Iconography:Funeral
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, William Flinders Petrie, 1898

Description

Round topped stela with a winged sun disk with pendant uraei at the top. Below is the hieroglyph for sky bordering the scene. The scene is a funerary rite showing the deceased on a lion shaped bier being attended to by Anubis who holds a cup. On the left is Nephthys and on the right is Isis both standing in a tradtional mourning pose with their hands to their foreheads. There is a single line of Demotic below the scene.


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