Egyptian painted wood panel, upper section

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Date:Not Recorded

Description:This panel, from the tomb of Djed-Khonsu-lues-Ankh, is around 2,500 years old.

Together with the bottom section of the panel, it is a prayer asking for a supply of beer, bread and oxen for use in the next world.

274mm x 265mm x 35mm thick


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