Fragment of a pillar

Architectural element, decorated block

Provenance

Description

Dimensions Width 65.0cm, Height 41.0cm, Depth 25.0cm

Material(s) sandstone

Fragment of sandstone pillar from the upper part of decoration executed in sunken relief. On the left the feathers of bird can be seen, on the right the inscription with Khnum's speech in two columns is preserved. The prenomen of Thutmose III Mn-ḫpr-kȝ-Rʿ is mentioned. The decoration is limited from two sides by narrow vertical line, no block border is carved.

Jadwiga Iwaszczuk

History

Found in the southern ambulatory of later temple of Khnum.

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