Relief Showing Pepi II's Pyramid Text

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 18 September 2019
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The hieroglyphic signs on this painted limestone fragment show parts of spells 354 and 225 of the pyramid texts of the Egyptian Pharaoh Pepi II (2284 - c. 2216 BCE). Old Kingdom, 6th Dynasty, 2279-2219 BCE. From Saqqara, Egypt. On display at the Neues Museum in Berlin, Germany.

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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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Amin, O. S. M. (2019, September 18). Relief Showing Pepi II's Pyramid Text. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11213/relief-showing-pepi-iis-pyramid-text/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Relief Showing Pepi II's Pyramid Text." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 18, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11213/relief-showing-pepi-iis-pyramid-text/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Relief Showing Pepi II's Pyramid Text." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Sep 2019. Web. 19 Oct 2021.