Block with incense in front of ityphallic Amun (restored)

Architectural element, decorated block

Louvre, Paris B 73

Provenance

Description

Dimensions Width 82.5cm, Height 72.5cm

Material(s) sandstone

Sandstone block with the decoration executed in raised relief. The scenes represents an incense offering in front of an ithyphallic god, erased and restored. Above the god, the inscription in two columns is preserved. In the lower part of the scene, the beginning of the restoration inscription in sunken relief is 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, 202, no. 520