Stela Showing Amun-Ra, Mut & Khonsu

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Stela Showing Amun-Ra, Mut & Khonsu Period, about 141-116 BCE. Xois, Egypt. Pharaoh Ptolemy VIII (170-116 BCE) is shown making an offering of Maat (a symbol of truth and justice) to the divine family Amun-Ra, Mut & Khonsu. He is followed by two queens, both named Cleopatra. This stela was erected in a sanctuary at Xois, in the Nile Delta, showing that the cult of the god Amun-Ra blossomed beyond Thebes. The British Museum (photo taken at The Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia)

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Liana Miate
Liana is the Social Media Editor for Ancient History Encyclopedia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in ancient Greece, Rome & Late Antiquity. She is particularly passionate about Rome and Greece, and anything to do with mythology or women.

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