From Shepenwepet to the altar of Osiris (8th century BC)
18" × 30"
Graphic print

This graphic print presents the words of the Kushite Princess Shepenwepet (daughter of the Kushite pharaoh Piankhy) addressed to the altar of Osiris. The original inscription, from which the text has been translated, comes from Wadi Halfa (in northern Sudan). The text dates back to the 8th century BC.


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