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Trajan depicted as pharaoh

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Trajan depicted as a pharaoh
Trajan depicted as pharaoh | Photo: Olaf Tausch

Emperor Trajan depicted as a pharaoh. To the left of the character are hieroglyphic names, preceded by the titles of King of Upper and Lower Egypt and Son of Ra. The object is located in Dendera (Upper Egypt), in the temple complex.

The scene shows Trajan offering to the deity Sokar, a boat that he carried the deceased ruler to the heavens.

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