Block with a fragment of festival procession in front of Satet

Architectural element, decorated block

Louvre, Paris B 69

Provenance

Description

Dimensions Width 138cm, Height 68cm

Material(s) sandstone

Sandstone block with the decoration executed in raised relief. In the middle, a representation of Satet turned left is shown with two columns of text in front of her. Behind the goddess, the end of another scene is visible, with a fan, column of text and feathers of bird above. On the left, two registers with small knees and an arm holding a vessel in the upper one and a small female head in the lower one are preserved.

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, 202, no. 518