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Cippus with Horus on the Crocodiles
CG 9401 Cairo Antiquity Museum
Material: Grey Schist
Size: Height: 44 cm; Width: 26 cm; Thickness: 11 cm
Chain Size: Length: 41 cm Each SideTanis, Tomb of Psusennes I, Location: Alexandria
Excavation: Discovered Prior to 1880
Period: Ptolemaic (Greek) Dynasty
This stela depicts Horus as viewed by the Greeks during the Hellenistic age. Though the Greeks set up in Egypt a very Greek culture, they continued to provide for the earlier Egyptian gods.
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