Block with Mut and Amun sitting on the thrones inside naoi (Ramesside reconstruction)

Architectural element, decorated block

Louvre, Paris B 61

Provenance

Description

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 Amun (on the right) and Mut (on the left) sitting on the thrones in naoi turned right. Behind Amun the inscription in one column is visible, above Mut text in five coulumns is preserved.

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 [lower]