Shrine for Anubis fetish (Imiut)

Middle Kingdom

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 111

Two male figures, shrine, and fetishlike object were discovered by Metropolitan Museum excavators in a chamber in the enclosure wall of an elite tomb at Lisht South. The object of veneration found inside the shrine was called an imiut, "the one in the wrappings."

Shrine for Anubis fetish (Imiut), Wood, paint

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