Egpytian Stela of the Nile-Flood god Hapy

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 21 March 2016

This limestone wall block depicts the Nile-Flood god Hapy who wears the plants of Upper Egypt; his head and shoulders are shown. He faces to the left and and brings offerings of hetep-mat, qebeh-jar, hes-jar and was-sceptre. From the foundations of the Temple of Tuthmosis III at Koptos (Qift), Egypt. 12th Dynasty, 19th to 20th centuries BCE. The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London (With thanks to The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL).



About the Author

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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