Fragment of a lintel

Architectural element, decorated block



Dimensions Width 82.0cm, Height 52.0cm, Depth 12.0cm

Material(s) sandstone

Upper part of a sandstone lintel decorated on one side in sunken relief, back side not preserved. There are at least four lines of decoration divided with lines, in the upper one the winged sun-disk is represented, two lower contain a royal protocol. On the left side male title are carved, on the right side - the female ones. Female endings are erased slapdash. The cartouche preserved on the right side is carefully chiselled out. Lowest line is almost entirely broken.

Jadwiga Iwaszczuk


Kept in the Island Museum, after 22nd season moved to the south side of the temple of Satet[1]. Footnotes ^ 13: Stadt und Tempel von Elephantine. 25./26./27. Grabungsbericht - - 1999 - Kaiser, Werner, Jaritz, Horst, Arnold, Felix, Bommas, Martin, Kopp, Peter, Ziermann, Martin.


  • Kaiser Werner, Jaritz Horst, Arnold Felix, Bommas Martin, Kopp Peter, Ziermann Martin, Stadt und Tempel von Elephantine. 25./26./27. Grabungsbericht, Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, Abteilung Kairo 55, 1999, 104, n. 137, pl. 25a