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Carter No.: 266a

Handlist description: Wooden canopic chest with representations of goddesses on sides

Card/Transcription No.: 266a-03


Upon each of the four sides of the chest a tutelary goddess and her genius are depicted accompanied with inscriptions proper to each and uniform in character. On the W. side (front) are the speeches spoken by Isis and Imsety; on the S. side are those of Nephthys and Hepy; on the N. side are those Neith and Duamutef and the god Geb; and lastly on the E. side (back) those of (?)Selket and Qebeh-senuef, Atum and Ptah-seker-Osiris (the name of the goddess is not mentioned).

Upon the upper surface of the roof are the speeches of Nut, Imsety and Hepy, and the imakhy formulae of Geb, a falcon god, Anubis, Duamutef and Qebeh-senuef.

Card no. 266a-03 relating to Carter no. 266a
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