Block with the titulary of Thutmose III

Architectural element, decorated block

Provenance

Description

Material(s) sandstone

Sandstone block with decoration executed in raised relief. Fragment of an inscription carved inside the canopy can be seen. The goddess Nekhbet sitting on the nb-sign holds out the ʿnḫ-sign towards the Horus name of Thutmose III, behind the prenomen of the king is preserved. In the lower part of the scene, the hand of the king holding a staff can be seen. The right part of the block's surface is erased with the Ptolemaic chisel.

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, 211, no. 589