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Carter No.: 258

Handlist description: Niche containing recumbent figure of Anubis

Card/Transcription No.: 258-2

No. 258 continued. 2

The rubric included in Ch. CLI of the Book of the Dead which refers to this figure and its brick (pedestal) reads as follows:

"This formula is to be spoken over an Anubis of unbaked clay, sprinkled(?) with incense, and fastened on a brick of clay on on which this formula has been graven. A hole is made for it in the east wall, its face towards the west, and it is covered up."

A similar figure of Anubis was found in the Burial-chamber of Thothmes iv. (in situ) in a niche cut in a square column on the south side of the sarcophagus (= s. wall), and it faced north.

Card no. 258-2 relating to Carter no. 258
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