Stela of Paser

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 21 March 2016
Stela of Paser

This is a fragment of limestone stele. The relief depicts Paser (red coloring) and his wife. Both sit on a on same backed lion-legged chair. They look to the right side at their daughter (who stands at the right side and holds a lotus over a table of offerings. Both females bear the name of Meryt. At the upper part, there are wedjat-eyes flanking a shen-ring. From Egypt, precise provenance of excavation is unknown. 18th Dynasty, 1543–1292 BCE. The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London (with thanks to The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL).

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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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