CARTONNAGE FRAGMENT - Egyptian

CARTONNAGE FRAGMENT - Egyptian

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Product Number:48940

Size:

8" x 6"

Date:

1200-1085 BC
Stucco over linen cartonnage fragment depicts the weighing of the heart ceremony with Anubis, the jackal-headed patron God of embalming who presided over mummification and accompanied the dead to the hereafter, and Horus, the falcon-headed Egyptian sky god, under the scale of Justice. Thoth, god of wisdom, records the results on the left. Ma'at, goddess of truth, justice and harmony, stands on the right and a baboon, a sacred animal of Thoth, is seated on top of the scale. Hieroglyphs on the top. Colors include red, green, yellow ochre and black. Displayed in a shadow box. New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty.

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