Stela of Renefseneb

Illustration

Ibolya Horvath
by
published on 16 March 2017

Rectangular painted limestone stela of Renefseneb. It records the traditional prayer in Middle Egyptian for an invocation offering (bread and beer), whereby the recitation of the words would provide sustenance for the deceased, taking the place of actions and actual offerings. Thebes, Middle Kingdom of Egypt.



About the Author

Ibolya Horvath
After years in publishing, Ibolya is currently studying Archaeology at the University of Leicester. Passionate about Roman military history with particular interest in the cultural impact of Roman conquest in the provinces.

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