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Item:183103335175A statue of the priest of the god Mentu in Tiba of the "Nes Amun" was found in the crank cache. He was seated in a squatting position with hieroglyphic inscriptions spread over two rows, read from right to left, a gift from the priest and some prayers for the spirit of the priest. The weight : 370 gmMaterial : stoneSize : height 10 cm ,,, length 8 cm ,,, width 7 cm aproxx. The Egyptian priest was considered a servant of God and therefore in Egypt called Pharaonic "Hem-Neter" (ie the servant of God). The priest worked in the temple in the service of the statue of God and to meet his needs in terms of food and clothing. As it was for every worship of her priests. During the Age of the Old Kingdom (2686-2160 BC) and the Central State (2055-1650 BC), the service of God did not require the discharge of the priest. Some priests practiced the priesthood for some time and then returned to their normal lives; Months only throughout the year (ie for one month every four months of the year).The priests have degrees according to the tasks assigned to them. The High Priest assigns him several functions, such as the service of the temple and the God. There were also priests who offered sacrifices and the care of the less important halls in the temple. In addition to the priests who are responsible for administrative and economic affairs of the temple. The lower class was the "slave" class of the purgators, who cleansed the body of the deceased as well as the temple, and were not allowed to enter the Holy of Holies. There was also a large priestess named "Hemet-neter" (Hemet-neter). The high society women of the ancient state served the gods of Hathor. The High Priest was a powerful and influential man in the people even in the Pharaoh, and in the eighteenth Dynasty (1550-1295) the priesthood of Amun became the most powerful and most common of the spread of his worship at the time. terms and conditions: if you won/bought multiple items ask/wait for combined shipping invoice that must be paid within 7 daysfor the payment: the buyer will have time limit 7 days for the first warning then another 7 days and after that will be reported to ebay .Returns accepted within 14 days return shipping will be paid by buyer .Will usually ship within 3 business days of receiving cleared payment. Shipping : 7 to 12 days by DHL express with track number and Ebay support. Your responsibility is the payment and the fair feedback,,and our responsibility is to receive your item as the picture exactly and the material as description exactly,, Therefore we recommend that you see the picture well and then take your decision and take your responsibility I'm not responsible for service transit time.Transit times are provided by the carrier, exclude weekends and holidays, and may vary with package origin and destination, particularly during peak periods.before leaving a neutral or negative feedback please first send me a message and I will try to solve any problem , thanksCondition: << excellent condition as shown in the photos >>"Let yourself fall in love with something that simply makes you happy. If there's a place for it in your heart, there's a place for it in your home.", Provenance: luxor
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Egyptian antiques Statue of the High Priest "Nes Amun" Late Period (664-332 BC)