Fragment of a pillar

Architectural element, decorated block

Provenance

Description

Dimensions Width 60.0cm, Height 45.0cm, Depth 15.0cm

Material(s) sandstone

Fragment of a sandstone pillar decorated on two sides. One side is executed in sunken relief with the representation of feathers of a vulture turned left and a fragment of inscription in two columns, with the names of Thutmose II. The prenomen of Thutmose II seems to be secondary, probably restored from prenomen of Hatshepsut. On the other side the decoration is executed in raised relief with a vulture turned right and an inscription mentioning Thutmose III. Colours are not preserved.

Jadwiga Iwaszczuk

History

Found in the southern ambulatory of later temple of Khnum.

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