jueves, 30 de octubre de 2014

Kom el-Shuqafa

The extensive complex of burial chambers at Kom el-Shuqafa. Anubis, god of death and mummification, stands guard at the chapel entrance to protect the dead from intruders. He is dressed as a Roman legionary with spear and shield and a sun disc above his head. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Graeco-Roman. Date/Period: Roman Period, 2nd C AD. Place of Origin: Kom El-Shuqafa (Esch-Chugafa), Alexandria. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive. Location: 83.

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