Block with god's throne, king's legs and a purification basin with two priests

Architectural element, decorated block

Provenance

Description

Material(s) sandstone

Sandstone block with decoration from the lower part of the wall executed in raised relief. The scene represents the king turned right and back to the god's throne, in front of him small figures, probably priests, are making purification in the basin. In the lower part of the scene the dado-strips are carved.

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, 210, no. 582