martes, 10 de noviembre de 2015

Statue of Payeftjauemawyneith in the Louvre

Statue of Payeftjauemawyneith in the Louvre

Payeftjauemawyneith was an Ancient Egyptian high official who lived in the Late Period. He served under the kings Apries and Amasis. He is known from several monuments providing evidence for his importance. There is a statue originally coming from Heliopolis as the inscription on the statue indicates. The statue is today in the British Museum.[1] There is a further statue, now in the Louvre (A93), there is an offering table found at Memphis and a third statue also discovered at Memphis. A fourth statue was excavatedat Buto. Payeftjauemawyneith held several important titles, including high steward and overseer of the double treasury. He also held the title of a physician.

His mother was a woman called Nanesbastet. His father was an official called Sasobek with several titles including leader of the palace, Priest of Horis from Pe and Priest of Amun from the northern Thebes.

1.Jump up ^ Hussein Bassir: The self-presentation of Payeftjauemawyneith on naophorous statue BM EA86, in: Elizabeth Frood and Angela McDonald (editors): Decorum and experience essays in ancient culture for John Baines, Oxford 2013, ISBN 9780900416927, p. 6-13

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