Corner block with vulture above a king and a kheker-frieze

Architectural element, decorated block

Provenance

Description

Material(s) sandstone

Corner sandstone block with the upper part of wall decoration executed in raised relief. The scene represents a vulture turned left. In the upper part a sky strip, a horizontal and vertical block border and a kheker-frieze are carved.

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, 208, no. 569