Funerary Stela of Deniuenkhonsu

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Liana Miate
published on 11 May 2017

Wooden funerary stela of Deniuenkhonsu, Singer of Amun-Ra. 22nd Dynasty, about 800 BCE. Probably from Thebes, Egypt. The British Museum, (photo taken at The Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia)

Deniuenkhonsu is wearing a semi-transparent dress and a wig. She is shown offering luxury foods and flowers to the god Ra-Horakhty-Atum.

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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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