Shabti Box of Neskhons

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 17 June 2016

Neskhons was the 4th daughter of the prophet of Amun Djedkhonsefankh. The scene on the side, of uncertain significance, depicts the deceased presenting a shabti to a group of deities. From Thebes, Egypt. Early 26th Dynasty, circa 650 BCE. (The British Museum, London)



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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