You can see in the right a detail
of the stele
of the Abkaou
livestock chief, saved in
Louvre (11th dynasty, C15 stele) : the deceased and his wife receive the funeral
offerings. Above this scene, is sculpted one rituals representation celebrated at the
time of the Osiris festival.
For the reign of Montouhotep III, Vandersleyen notes architectural activities in Abydos and indicate
the fact that
one allocates to this king the first Osirislike statuaries
, that to be-to-say enveloped in a shroud.
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