Relief from the Pyramid of Sahure

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 26 August 2019
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This large fragment came from the Pyramid of Pharaoh Sahure (25th Century BCE) at Abusir, Egypt. Four registers can be recognized. The gods Seth and Sopdu present captives or prisoners to Sahure; Sahure was the 2nd ruler of the 5th Dynasty. Old Kingdom, 5th Dynasty, 2496-2483 BCE. It is on display at the Neues Museum in Berlin, Germany.

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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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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2019, August 26). Relief from the Pyramid of Sahure. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11118/relief-from-the-pyramid-of-sahure/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Relief from the Pyramid of Sahure." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 26, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11118/relief-from-the-pyramid-of-sahure/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Relief from the Pyramid of Sahure." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Aug 2019. Web. 31 Jul 2021.