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‘Senetjer’ ancient Egyptian poster

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  • Poster of a beautiful ancient Egyptian line drawing of the lady Tjawtayundenit burning incense, a substance associated with beauty, divinity and purification
  • Available in A3 and A4 sizes
  • Collectible artwork of a unique photo of a genuine ancient Egyptian artefact
  • Shipped worldwide
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Divinity, purification, cleansing, beauty

In this scene from the Book of the Dead, the lady Tjawtayundenit is offering burning incense to the gods. Incense was a most prized and luxurious commodity in ancient Egypt, and was believed to purify the air with its sweet, pungent smell. The Egyptian word for incense was snTr, senetjer, meaning ‘to make divine’.

This scene is a detail from a page of the Book of the Dead funerary text. It has been photographed using a macro lens to bring out the detail in the brush strokes and lit to highlight the texture of the papyrus. It’s from the collection at the Garstang Museum of Archaeology in Liverpool (accession number E.507(1)). The owner of the manuscript was a woman called Tjawtayundenit, a songstress of Amun-Re, who lived in Egypt during the 21st Dynasty (1069–945 BC).

Posters are printed on 220 gsm quality paper, using UV inks cured beneath a UV lightbar.

If you love this image but would like it in another format (mug, poster etc), please drop me a line at julia@tetisheri.co.uk.

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Ethical and environmental impact

Each poster is made to order, and usually dispatched within three working days. This means that resources are used only as and when needed.

The printer inks are free from harmful chemicals and animal products, making them vegan-friendly and eco-friendly.

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