Block with a leg of a king

Architectural element, decorated block

Provenance

Description

Material(s) sandstone

Sandstone block with decoration executed in raised relief. The scene represents a king (on the left) turned right, on the right the inscription is preserved: "duration, prosperity like Ra forever (ḏd wȝs mj Rʿ ḏt)". In the lower part of the block the dado-stripes can be seen.

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, 210, no. 579