Click here to buy through Etsy (Not currently available) At the height of Egyptian splendour was Horemheb, General of the Army under Tutankhamun and raised to Pharaoh following his death. He is shown here wearing the traditional Blue Crown, known popularly as the 'War Crown' due to the frequency it is worn into battle, as well as the ceremonial leopard skin often seen with High Priests.
This carving dates to approximately 1,300 BC and details the offering of incense and unguent to the gods. The associated hieroglyphs request that he be considered "like Ra" and be given life, power, stability and good health. Only just visible are the wingtips of the mother goddess Mut, who flies above the Pharaoh and offers her protection.