Block with a Nekhbet-bird above a king

Architectural element, decorated block

Louvre, Paris B 66

Provenance

Description

Dimensions Width 140cm, Height 144cm, Depth 19cm

Material(s) sandstone

Sandstone block with the decoration from the upper part of the wall executed in raised relief. The scenes represents the vulture Nekhbet with the restored name turned right, below a fragment of text in columns is preserved, above the sky strip, block border and kheker-frieze 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, 203, no. 523a