Inlay depicting enthroned god Shepsi

Late Period–Ptolemaic Period

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 134

Shepsi, an ancient solar god associated with Hermopolis, is depicted here. The god is wrapped in a garment so that only his hands emerged. He originally held probably a flail, whose upper part is now broken away.

Inlay depicting enthroned god Shepsi, Faience

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