Block with a cryptographic frieze of Hatshepsut and a titulary of Nekhbet

Architectural element, decorated block

Provenance

Description

Material(s) sandstone

Sandstone block with the upper part of wall decoration executed in raised relief. The titulary of Nekhbet written in line is preserved. In the upper part, a sky strip, a block border and a cryptographic frieze of Hatshepsut with the cobra emerging directly from -arms are carved.

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, 209, no. 577