2013/03/01

Footstool Carved with Figures of Prisoners


This wooden footstool is decorated with scenes of prisoners. The prisoners are of various races.

The front of the artifact bears the sign of Unification of the Two Lands. It also bears the name of Tutankhamun
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Footstool Carved with Figures of Prisoners

Footstool Carved with Figures of Prisoners

Footstool Carved with Figures of Prisoners





Each scene represents a prisoner between two bows. There are nine bows, which represent the nine traditional enemies of Egypt.


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