Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Northern hemispherePleiadesAs a leg
Constellations Southern hemisphereOrionSingle figure
StarsNamed starsSirius (Alhabor, Aschere - 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 or 10th dynasty
LOCATION
Hildesheim, Roemer- und-Pelizaeus-Museum
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Émile Chassinat and Charles Palanque, Une campagne de fouilles dans la nécropole d'Assiout (Mémoires de l'Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale de Caire, vol. 24), 1911, pl. 25
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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