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Lessing, Erich, photographer (born 1923)

Pectoral of the Chief Ointment-maker Pa-nehersj. Two goddesses, Isis and Nephtys, praying to the scarab as a symbol of the sungod Ra. The scarab is seen in its morning-shape of Chepre, a symbol of rebirth. Carnelian faience (ca. 1200 BCE), New Kingdom, Egypt. Inv. 1984

Staatl. Museen, Aegyptisches Museum, Berlin, Germany