WALL FRAGMENTS - Egyptian

WALL FRAGMENTS - Egyptian

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Product Number:49647

Size:

10" x 8 1/2"

Date:

1570-1342 BC
Carved limestone wall fragment depicts the weighing of the heart ceremony. A Ruler stands on the left with a Ba bird above. Anubis, the jackal-headed patron god of embalming who presided over mummification and accompanied the dead to the hereafter, weighs the heart of the deceased on the scales of justice. Incised hieroglyphs in the background. Colors include dark red, green, yellow ochre, blue and black. Light earthen patina. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty.

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