Screen Slab of King Nectanebo I

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 24 July 2016
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This slab enclosed a sacred spot in the temple of Atum, a creator god, Heliopolis. King Nectanebo I is shown kneeling and making offerings. In this scene, he presents a loaf of bread. On the other side (now damaged), he appeared in the company of other deities. 30th Dynasty, reign of Nectanebo I, 380-362 BCE. Found in Alexandria, Egypt; originally from the temple of Atum at Heliopolis, Egypt. (The British Museum, London).

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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. (2016, July 24). Screen Slab of King Nectanebo I. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5370/screen-slab-of-king-nectanebo-i/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Screen Slab of King Nectanebo I." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 24, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5370/screen-slab-of-king-nectanebo-i/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Screen Slab of King Nectanebo I." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Jul 2016. Web. 26 Jul 2021.