Stela of Sobekhotep

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 20 July 2016
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Sobekhotep , the scribe of a wine-cellar, appears three times with his wife. In the mirroring scenes at the top, they worship the gods of Osiris (left in the form of a mummy) and Anubis (right, Jackal-headed). In the next scene, they are joined by a daughter on a tiny stool, receiving offerings presented by their four sons. More sons and daughters appear in the bottom scene. 18th Dynasty, reign of Amenhotep III, 1390-1352 BCE. From Abydos, Egypt. (The British Museum, London).

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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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