May 22, 2007

Priests Performing Funeral Rites

Priests Performing Funeral Rites

c. 667-647 BC


Overall: 36.1 x 37.5 cm (14 3/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

Gift of the Hanna Fund 1951.287



Attendant pouring a libation for the deceased. In the style of the Old Kingdom, its prototype is in the Temple of Deir el Bahari where the figures are reversed.

See also
Egypt - Late Period
Type of artwork: 

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