May 22, 2007

Prophet and Lector-Priest with Offerings of Live Geese

Prophet and Lector-Priest with Offerings of Live Geese

c. 667–647 BC


Overall: 36.8 x 36.6 cm (14 1/2 x 14 7/16 in.)

Gift of the Hanna Fund 1949.494



Two priests of different rank bring offerings of live geese to be ritually killed for the tomb occupant. This is in sunken relief in the style of the later Old Kingdom.

See also
Egypt - Late Period
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