2014/10/29

Psammetik I

This relief depicts King Psammetik the First wearing the Khepresh crown, while making an offering to the gods Osiris and Horus.  Osiris wears the customary Atef crown, consisting of two feathers, two ram horns, a central cone, and a solar disk.


Psammetik I


 He is holding the Heka scepter of sovereignty and the Nekhekh flail, a symbol of dignity.  The relief contains some hieroglyphic inscriptions giving the name and epithets of Psammetik the First.