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Stela of Anhorkhawi

In the upper register of this stela, the solar deity Re-Horakhty is seated in the boat in which he crosses heaven from east to west. The stela's owner, Anhorkhawi, kneels in the lower register, posed in one of the Egyptian gestures of adoration. The text around him comprises a hymn to the setting sun. The stela was probably set into one of the faces of the small pyramid that surmounted Anhorkhawi's tomb.


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