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TT255 Roy -  004

From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini

Painting from the Tomb of Roy, Royal scribe – Reign of Horemheb, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty - Theban Tomb 255, Western Thebes, Dra' Abu el-Naga - Tawy, Roy’s wife, was the ‘chantress of Amun’. In this scene she holds the Sistrum, one of the most important cult objects, a musical rattle related to Hathor. The name Sistrum is derived from a Greek verb meaning "to shake".

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