Stela Of Padikhered & Tasherimehet

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Stela Of Padikhered and Tasherimehet, Ptolemaic Period, 332-30 BCE. Found in Akhmim, Egypt. The British Museum (photo taken at The Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia).

This double stela was carved for two people - the scribe of Min, Padikhered, on the right and the musician of Min, Tasherimehet, on the left. They were both involved in the cult of Min, one of the main gods worshipped in Akhmim. Min symbolised fertility. He is depicted directly in front of Padikhered on the top right.

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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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