Golden Mummies : Stela

Golden Mummies

<p style='text-align: justify;'>This limestone stela was set up at Abydos, the site most sacred to Osiris, the god of rebirth. It shows a man in Greek dress between two wrapped, divine forms; their jackal heads imply they represent the god Anubis. The mixture of Greek and Egyptian elements is typical of multicultural expectations of the afterlife in Graeco-Roman Egypt.</p>

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