Corner block with two decorated sides and torus

Architectural element, decorated block

Provenance

Description

Dimensions Width 94.0cm, Height 41.0cm

Material(s) sandstone

Sandstone corner block with two decorated sides and torus. On one side in its left extreme the middle part of a figure of a king turned left and an inscription in sunken relief can be seen. On the other side a vertical block border narrow column of inscription with a sign nṯr and the middle part of a figure of the king are carved in raised relief.

Jadwiga Iwaszczuk

History

Found by the Swiss Institute of Architectural and Archaeological Research on Ancient Egypt in Cairo in the north-western chapel of the temple of Nectanebo II (lfd. Nr. 18764, Lage c).

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