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From the Collection

Description

An Iunmutef-priest with a plait down one side of his head ('the sidelock of youth'), wearing a leopard skin, the traditional outfit of ancient Egyptian priests. His right arm is raised to shoulder height, the other clasps a back leg of the leopard skin. He is surrounded by columns of hieroglyphs, including 2 cartouches of Pharaoh Sety I.
Hornung, Room J, Hall of six Pillars, Aa - probably yellow (copy) set

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Tomb KV17, Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Egypt

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