Block with a Nekhbet-bird (name restored) above a king

Architectural element, decorated block

Provenance

Description

Material(s) sandstone

Corner sandstone block with decoration from the upper part of the wall executed in raised relief. Fragment of bird's feathers and the restored name of Nekhbet are carved. On the right the god's speech in columns starts. The scene ends with sky strip, block border and kheker-frieze.

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, 60 (Doc. 138c), 204, no. 526 [upper]