Alabaster Heb Sed Vase

Alabaster Heb Sed Vase

This alabaster vase is connected with the Heb Sed festival, during which the king would repeat his coronation rituals by sitting on the thrones of Upper and Lower Egypt – seen here at the base …

Relief of King Senusret III

Decorative lintel with hieroglyphs identify king Senusret III wearing the crown of Lower Egypt (left) and the crown of Upper Egypt (right) during the Heb Sed. Sed festivals were jubilees celebrated after a ruler had …