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Offering Scene from the Tomb of Akhethetep

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 03 January 2015
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This limestone fragment depicts an offering scene. It was found inside the tomb of the high dignitary of Egypt Akhhethetep. From the mastaba (eternal house) of Akhhethetep, Saqqara (Sakkara), Egypt. Old Kingdom, 3-4 Dynasty, 2700-2600 BCE. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich, Germany).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2015, January 03). Offering Scene from the Tomb of Akhethetep. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/3398/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Offering Scene from the Tomb of Akhethetep." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 03, 2015. https://www.ancient.eu/image/3398/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Offering Scene from the Tomb of Akhethetep." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 03 Jan 2015. Web. 05 Mar 2021.

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