Block with the head of Thutmose III

Architectural element, decorated block

Louvre, Paris B 60

Provenance

Description

Dimensions Width 79.5cm, Height 64.0cm, Depth 18.6cm

Material(s) sandstone

Sandstone block with decoration executed in raised relief. The scene represents the king wearing the white crown and turned right. Above the king the inscription with the royal protocol is carved and behind the king, a column of text from another scene, which should be written behind the god, is partly 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, 201, no. 511