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Painting from the tomb of the King Amenhotep III, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty – King’s Valley 22, Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings – Amenhotep III is receiving the ankh, the sign of life, from Anubis, the jackal-headed god, and embraces and is embraced by the goddess Hathor, shown here in the shape of Imentet, the Mistress of the West (land of the dead), with the sign of the West on her head. The goddess Nekhbet shown above the king and his names protects him.

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