Block with female head

Architectural element, decorated block

Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto 910.34.20

Provenance

Description

Material(s) limestone

Fragment of limestone block with decoration in sunken relief, painted yellow. It represents a female face turned right. Most probably it originally constituted a part of the procession of nome personifications shown on the east wall of the Courtyard of the Complex of the Royal Cult.

Jadwiga Iwaszczuk

History

Identified by A. Ćwiek.