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King Sahure and a Nome God
5th Dynasty King Sahura and a Nome God from his Royal-Cult temple at Abusir, c.2487-2475 BC.
Sahure, the second king of the 5th dynasty, sits on a throne while, standing next to him, the smaller figure of the god of the Nome extends an ankh (the symbol of life).  The god is named by the symbols carved above his head, and Sahure's names are located on the front of his throne and on the base are the remains of a speech by the god, promising Sahure the good things of the south.
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