Block with offerings

Architectural element, decorated block

Allard Pierson Museum, Amsterdam APM 9238

Provenance

Description

Dimensions Width 15.2cm, Height 29.0cm, Depth 7.0cm

Material(s) limestone

Fragment of block with decoration executed in raised relief. The scene represents offerings: two vases and lettuce between them can be seen. Traces of colours are preserved, red on vases, yellow on the lower part of the lettuce and green on the upper part of the lettuce. Two borders of the block, lower and right, are preserved.

Jadwiga Iwaszczuk

History

The block was donated to the Allard Pierson Museum by Mr. Van Schalkwyk in 1976.

Bibliography

  • van Haarlem Willem M., Allard Pierson Museum Amsterdam. Fascicule III. Stelae and Reliefs, Corpus Antiquitatum Aegyptiacarum Amsterdam 1, Amsterdam 1995, 16-17