Block with a cryptographic frieze of Hatshepsut

Architectural element, decorated block

Provenance

Description

Material(s) sandstone

Sandstone block from the upper part of the decoration with a representation of cryptographic frieze of Hatshepsut executed in raised relief. The frieze is entirely erased and not restored, only the negative is visible. In the lower part of the block, border block and sky ending the lower scene are untouched.

Jadwiga Iwaszczuk

Bibliography

  • Delange Élisabeth (ed.), Les fouilles françaises d'Éléphantine (Assouan), 1906-1911. Les archives Clermont-Ganneau et Clédat, vol. 2 – Planches, Mémoires de l'Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres 46, Paris 2012, 211, no. 596