Block with Anuket sitting on the throne in a bark and giving ʿnḫ to the king

Architectural element, decorated block

Louvre, Paris B 68

Provenance

Description

Dimensions Width 69cm, Height 107cm, Depth 18cm

Material(s) sandstone

Sandstone block with the decoration executed in raised relief. The scene represents Anuket sitting on the throne in a bark opposite to the king also sitting on the throne and holding the ankh-sign towards his nose.

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. 521
  • Seidlmayer Stephan, Landschaft und Religion - Die Region von Aswân, in: Archäologischer Anzeiger 2006/1, 2006, fig. 4
  • Seidlmayer Stephan, New Rock Inscriptions at Elephantine, in: Egyptian Archaeology. The Bulletin of the Egypt Exploration Society 14, 1999, 42 [lower right]