Fragment of block with a cartouche of Neferu-bity
Architectural element, decorated block
- Thebes: West Bank, temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari, Upper Terrace, Upper Courtyard, east wall
Dimensions Width 18.5cm, Height 16.5cm, Depth 10.0cm
Fragment of a limestone block with decoration executed in raised relief. The cartouche of Neferu-bity described as a deceased daughter of the king (sȝ.t nswt mrj.t.f Nfrw-bjtj mȝʿ.t ḫrw) can be seen, hieroglyphs are turned left. Above the cartouche a vertical inscription turned left is carved with partly preserved signs j and m. Block comes from one of the representations of the royal statues in the festival procession, the figure of Neferu-bity was the last one from the row of seven statues represented on the east wall of the Upper Courtyard.