Name owner: Pakharu

Title owner: The illuminated, the Osiris

Dimensions (hxwxd): 8.0 x ? x ? cm

Translation hieroglyphs: The illuminated, the Osiris, Pa-Kharu

Preservation: Intact

R-R: 116.17

Provenance: sold in a lot of two at Bonhams 2006.

Comments: Parallel overview in Aubert Cache 2 nr. 13, and further examples in Araujo page 615 and 616 and in Objects for Eternity, 2.44.d page 157-159 with a short description of Hans D. Schneider who states that this Pa-Kharu was a son of the HP Hor also found in Cache 2 with some of the best shabtis of Cache 2.

Pa-Kharu (the name means: the Palestinian or the Syrier) was also named Aha-nefer-Amon (Amun is the good warrior) on his coffin but al his ushabtis are named Pa-Kharu. He was an important priest. His titles include: Priest of Amun, Godsfather (elderly priest), the one who opens the doors of heaven at the temple of Karnak, Teacher of Amun, Master of Secrets of Amun, Mout and Khonsu.

Additional information

Ancient provenance

Deir el Bahri, Cache 2


21st dynasty