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POLYCHROME SARCOPHAGUS PANEL

POLYCHROME SARCOPHAGUS PANEL

Decoration of three central figures consisting of ram-headed god Chnum between two sons of Horus; at the right, god Atum (?) holding an offering tray before goddess Maat with feather on her head, holding Ankh sign while standing on pedestal in the middle of a sycamore bush, inbetween, a Ba bird on a boat in front; at the left, large black scarab standing on a papyrus boat, sun disc between his widespread wings; vertical columns of hieroglyphic funerary formulas separating the vignette-scenes, frieze of alternating cobras and Maat-feathers above.

Ex coll. H.D., Netherlands, acquired 2001.
Dim. 87 x 23 cm.
Third Intermediate Period, 21st Dyn., c. 1085-945 BC

Cf. E. Gubel e.a., Egypte Onomwonden, Egyptische oudheden van het Museum Vleeshuis, exhibition catalogue Antwerpen 1995, nr. 33,p. 88-92, pls. 14-20

 20.000

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