Block with a cryptographic frieze of Hatshepsut and a cartouche of the queen

Architectural element, decorated block

Provenance

Description

Material(s) sandstone

Sandstone block with upper part of wall decoration executed in raised relief. A block border and a cryptographic frieze of Hatshepsut with the cobra emerging directly from kȝ-arms are carved. The cartouche with the prenomen of the queen is preserved between cobras.

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, 60 (Doc. 138b/24), 209, no. 576