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

Architectural element, decorated block

Provenance

Description

Material(s) sandstone

Corner sandstone block with decoration executed in raised relief. The scene represents a vulture with the upper part of the inscription. The scene ends with the sky strip and is surrounded by block border on the left and in the upper part. Above, the block border the kheker-frieze is 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. 562