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Stela 3 pia

Stela of Pia worshipping Sobek. From the Sobek temple at Dahamsha, c.18th Dynasty, in Limestone.

The upper register is a scene representing the high priest of Sobek (Pia) following his son (Iy-Hebnef)  adoring the Crocodile god Sobek and the Mistress of the Breeze sitting under the sacred tree (Ima). In the lower scene Pia leads his son, his mother (Iya) and his wife (Tinet-Nebu) together offering to Sobek.  Also there are 6 horizontal lines of inscribed prayers.

This stela was found during the digging of the Sawahel Armant Canal in 1967.


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