Corner block with running soldiers

Architectural element, decorated block



Material(s) sandstone

Corner sandstone block with the decoration executed in raised relief. The scene represents a row of running soldiers, four of them are preserved. Behind them, the column of inscription is visible. In the lower part of the scene the dado-strip was carved, on the right the decoration ends with a vertical block border.

Jadwiga Iwaszczuk


  • 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, 210, no. 586