Fragment of a door lintel from Satet temple

Architectural element, decorated block

Provenance

Description

Material(s) sandstone

Fragment of a sandstone door lintel with decoration executed in raised relief. There is the royal titulary of Thutmose III carved in three lines, probably restored from the erased name of Hatshepsut a sfeminine endings can be seen. Every line starts with the ankh-sign, which indicates that the middle of the lintel starts there. In the lower left part, the upper part of door jamb decoration is preserved.

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, 60 (Doc. 138b/23)