This relief detail in the Inner Osiris Hall in the Seti I Temple at Abydos shows a “nemset” vessel topped by lotus flowers. This kind of spouted vase was used to sprinkle water in purification rites. The detail is part of a relief in which Seti presents an emblem of Maat to Osiris. It is located on the north wall of the Inner Osiris Hall, between the entrances to the Horus Shrine and Seti Shrine (for an overall picture see photo 29913.) The Seti Temple at Abydos was begun by Seti I and…
Extremely rare, a Greek Illyro/Chalcidian bronze helmet displays aspects that indicate it was captured at war, then modified by the enemy to suit their own specifications. Originally, it was Corinthian in style, with big ear flaps and a nose cover. Later, it was made to look more Illyrian.
virtual-artifacts: Sandstone stela to the the god Osiris. Photo by Kenneth Garrett This stela is very unusual, it’d be great to get some informations about it. Any ideas? picaresquemusings: it’s not about the carvings. I mean, this pattern is unusual. I have never seen such combination before :)
On appelle "cuillers à fard" des cuillerons à manche ouvragé de motifs souvent bucoliques. Aucune ne porte de trace permettant d'élucider la nature de leur contenu. La plupart remontent au Nouvel Empire (entre 1400 et 1200 avant J.-C.), quelques-unes datent de la 25e dynastie (715 - 656 avant J.-C.). | Site officiel du musée du Louvre