Block with a run in front of goddess Meret and god

Architectural element, decorated block

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Description

Material(s) sandstone

Sandstone block with decoration executed in raised relief. Fragments of two scenes are preserved. From the left one, only an arm of a king can be seen. The scene on the right represents two registers with a god in the upper register and goddess Meret in the lower one, both turned right. On the right, the hand of the king turned left, holding a ḥs-vase, as well as a text mentioning wdj sḫt ritual are shown.

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, 212, no. 599