publication . Article . 2020

The Sarcophagus Lid of Iahirdis: British Museum EA 1640

Laurie Rouvière;
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  • Published: 30 Nov 2020
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Country: France
Abstract
<jats:p> This article is the publication of the sarcophagus lid British Museum EA 1640 belonging to the nb-nḫt ( nebnakht) Iahirdis. The present study focuses in particular on the dating and origin of this object, as well as on the priestly titles held by its owner and his father. Interestingly, the graphic peculiarities analysis of the signs used in the inscriptions also revealed that the scribe sometimes chose to combine hieroglyphic, cursive and hieratic writings. </jats:p>
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free text keywords: [SHS.ARCHEO]Humanities and Social Sciences/Archaeology and Prehistory, [SHS.ART]Humanities and Social Sciences/Art and art history, [SHS.HIST]Humanities and Social Sciences/History, [SHS.RELIG]Humanities and Social Sciences/Religions, Archaeology, History, Ancient history, Art, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Sarcophagus
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