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Art from Home: Stories of Cultural Connections

Louvre Abu Dhabi brings the museum to you by telling stories about the art works on loans from our partners and from our collection through video, audio and activities that can be downloaded for children.

Stele in the name of Tutankhamun, pharaoh of Egypt

Egyptian civilisation
Egypt, Abydos
About 1327 BCE
Pink granite
Louvre Abu Dhabi
LAD 2016.017 | 166 x 82 x 26 cm

The pharaoh Tutankhamun is shown twice on this stele promulgating a royal decree. As the only mediator between the world of man and that of the gods, he presents his offerings to the god Osiris on the left, while, on the right, he in turn receives offerings from a high-ranking official.

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