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Temple Block Statue of a Man Connected to the Estate of a God's Wife of Amun

During Dynasties XXI through XXVI, when the god Amun/Amun-Re, in theory, ruled Thebes and much of the rest of Egypt, some royal daughters filled the office of God's Wife of Amun. These celibate high priestesses played the role of Amun's consort, preventing his anger and awakening in the demiurge the amorous desires necessary for ongoing creation and re-creation On this statue's front is a stela-like image of a deceased God's Wife before Osiris.


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