Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Northern hemispherePleiadesAs a leg
StarsNamed starsSirius (Alpha Canis Maioris)
PRE-CLASSICAL ICONOGRAPHY
Egypt
Religious IconographyDeities A-ZOsirisEgyptian representations
Religious IconographyDeities A-ZNut
Religious IconographyDeities A-ZSopdet
Secular IconographyDeath and BurialCoffins
Further details
From Asyut; showing Nut holding the heavens, the Pleiades, Osiris and Sopdet (Sirius)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Egyptian
DATE
circa 2160 BC - 2025 BC 9th - 10th dynasties
LOCATION
Hildesheim, Roemer- und-Pelizaeus-Museum
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
Contact
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