Limestone false door of Hemi-Ra3D Model
False door of Hemi-ra from the Fitzwilliam Museum collection.
This false door dates to 2170 B.C. — 2025 B.C. 7th-10th dynasties; Seventh Dynasty; Tenth Dynasty; First Intermediate period.
This false door depicts a priestess of Hathor seated before offering table, inscribed. The stela is in the form of a doorway. Such objects acted as the doorway through which the spirit if the deceased could recieve offerings at the tomb. At the top sits the owner, a woman who was priestess of Hathor. Her name was Hemy-Re. In front of the deceased is an offering table. There is no mention of a husband of family in the text.
Possibly found in Busiris, Egypt.
137 photographs, Sony A6000, taken by Melanie Pitkin. Processed by Daniel Pett in Agisoft Photoscan.
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