1-888-834-1448

Egypt Picture - Kneeling Man Presenting a Naos


Kneeling Man Presenting a Naos

Kneeling Man Presenting a Naos


Photographer:

Unknown

Title:

Kneeling Man Presenting a Naos

Description:

A kneeling man presenting a naos (shrine) on which a ram's head has been placed. The ram was the animal of the god Amun, who is invoked in inscriptions (Ramesside era). Stone sculpture thus immortalized that privileged moment on a feast day when believers carried images of the god in procession. The devout pass their arms around the sculptures as a sign of protection and hope for the god's reciprocal benevolence and solicitude.


Click Here for Picture of the Day Archive

Note: If you have a picture you would like featured, please email to photos@touregypt.net with "Egypt Picture of the Day" in subject line.

Who are we?

Tour Egypt aims to offer the ultimate Egyptian adventure and intimate knowledge about the country. We offer this unique experience in two ways, the first one is by organizing a tour and coming to Egypt for a visit, whether alone or in a group, and living it firsthand. The second way to experience Egypt is from the comfort of your own home: online.