Title: commemorative stela of the nomarch Khenty-khet-wer
VADS Collection: Artwor

Description: Round-topped commemorative stela, recording the successful return of troops from Punt (Arabia) under the nomarch Khenty-khet-wer.
There is a curved sky-symbol across the top of the lunette, below which is a representation of Min of Coptos giving life to Amenemhat II. Min is depicted as ithyphallic man wearing a headdress of two tall feathers and holding a flail high in his right hand. Amenemhat is depicted wearing a nemes headdress with uraeus and a shendyt kilt, holding

Author(s): Artist: Amenemhat II/Nebukaure, King

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Title: funerary stela
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts

Description: Round-topped funerary stela dedicated to Ptah-Sokar-Osiris for ?Nesy-em-netjer-aaptah and to Osiris for ?Aaptah.
In the lunette are two recumbent jackals crouching on shrines, below which are eight rows of hieroglyphs, facing to the right.
There are traces of blue paint on the hieroglyphs.
Description Source: Birch, S. 1880. Catalogue of the Collection of Egyptian Antiquities at Alnwick Castle, London: R. Clay, Sons, and Taylor, p. 272

Author(s): Artist: Ptah-Sokar-Osiris, Composite God

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Title: funerary stela of Dedu
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for Vis

Description: Finely carved round-topped funerary stela of Dedu.
In the lunette is the date of the burial of the deceased, year 13 of the reign of Senwosret I. Below are 12 rows of inscription incised at the top of the stela. Part of the inscription includes the hotep-di-nesw offering formula invoking Osiris, Wepwawet, Heqet, Khnum and all the gods in Abydos on behalf of the Overseer of the Estate, Dedu. Other formulae are the call to the living and the festivals of Abydos including th

Author(s): Artist: Osiris, God Of Duat, The Underworl

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