Block with the bark of Khnum(?)

Architectural element, decorated block

Provenance

Description

Dimensions Width 107.0cm, Height 41.0cm

Material(s) sandstone

A sandstone block with decoration executed in raised relief. The scene represents a bark on the socle turned left with a naos and erased prow. On the naos, the inscription in column mentioning the nomen of Thutmose I is written.

Jadwiga Iwaszczuk

History

Found by the Swiss Institute of Architectural and Archaeological Research on Ancient Egypt in Cairo (Lfd.Nr. 18758 (18.2.1989), Lage c) in the foundation of the northern chapel of the temple of Nectanebo II.

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