Column drum

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period, reign of Claudius
A.D. 41–54


Object Place: Egypt, Koptos

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 44 cm x Diameter 59 cm

Accession Number

24.1813

Medium or Technique

Painted sandstone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Columns and capitals

Raised relief. Sandstone with gesso and traces of red pigment. Two Scenes from same incomplete register of decoration showing (1) Claudius before Horus and a goddess and (2) Claudius before Haroeris and a goddess. Middle portion of figures preserved. Top of crowns missing; legs missing.

Provenance

Findspot Information: [Excav. date] May-June 1923.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition