lunes, 21 de diciembre de 2015

Megegi and his wife Henit

Funerary stela of "follower [of the king ?]" Megegi and his wife Henit

Period: First Intermediate Period
Dynasty: Dynasty 11
Reign: reign of Intef III
Date: ca. 2059–2051 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, el-Tarif probably
Medium: Limestone, paint
Dimensions: 20 11/16 x 12 7/16 x 4 5/16 in. (52.6 x 31.6 x 10.9 cm)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number: 14.2.6
 The text stresses that Megegi never wasted time during his life. The small man in front of him is called Amenemhat ("Amun is
content"), indicating that the worship of Amun, hitherto almost unknown, had begun to come to the forefront.

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