Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Photo for Today - Nihebsedpepy in the British Museum

Tomb slab of Nihebsedpepy
Carved and painted
First Intermediate Period, c.2100 BC
From Upper Egypt
British Museum, EA1818

Nihebsedpepy is shown with a prayer to Anubis for offerings above and in front of him.
His name incorporates the name of the Old Kingdom king Pepy,
whose cartouche is shown in the column on the right.

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