Fragment of block with ḥr-sign

Architectural element, decorated block

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 50.19.3

Provenance

Description

Dimensions Width 13.0cm, Height 10.0cm

Material(s) limestone

Small fragment of a limestone block with decoration executed in raised relief. The decoration represents a ḥr-sign. Colours are well preserved, face is painted yellow and hair black, traces of greyish blue in the background can be seen.

Jadwiga Iwaszczuk

History

Donated to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1950 by Mrs. Morton C. Nichols.