Block with a leg of a king

Architectural element, decorated block

Provenance

Description

Material(s) sandstone

Sandstone block with decoration executed in raised relief. Fragment of a scene represents legs of a king turned right and holding a staff, of which the lower part is preserved. Behind the king the incription says: "[on the throne] of Horus forever ([ḥr st] Ḥr mj Rʿ ḏt)". The scene ends with the dado-strips in the lower part.

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. 584