Block with Amun sitting on the throne in a naos and another naos behind

Architectural element, decorated block

Louvre, Paris B 61

Provenance

Description

Dimensions Width 115cm, Height 143cm, Depth 18cm

Material(s) sandstone

Sandstone block with the decoration executed in sunken relief. The block is part of the decoration reconstructed in the Ramesside period and represents on the right Amun sitting in a naos turned right, behind the god the prenomen of Seti I is partly preserved. On the left, another naos with two columns of god's speach is carved. Only the upper part of the scene 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, 202, no. 516 [upper]