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This type of painted linen panel was placed on the chest of a coffin.It was another way to see eternal provision of offerings, which were also depicted on the walls of the tomb.
Its from Temple of Soleb in Nubia, the lions were seen as guardian figures before a temple built by Amenhotep II, an amazing looking monument to the cult of the king , embodied by the lion.The inscriptions on both lions reflect their re-use by many rules
Shows Goddesses, Both these goddesses were associated with fertility and childbirth. Ring was said to be "a token of love."
Possibly a rattle but more probably a food offering intended to furnish supply of fish to deceased.
The woman appears to be holding a lotus flower. The lotus closes at night and sinks underwater. In the morning it re-emerges and blooms again. Thus the flower became a natural symbol of the sun
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