Lintel with relief of owner worshipping two divine triads

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 30
380–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 34 x 122 cm (13 3/8 x 48 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.5

Medium or Technique

Limestone

On View

Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Doors, jambs, lintels

Limestone slab with sunk relief; showing on both ends the donor worshipping Osiris, Horus, and Isis (facing left), and Ptah, Sekhmet, and Nefertum (facing right), above Ptah: rmT ms nTrw, above Nefertum: xw tAwy. Broken in three parts; chipped. Cleaned and fitted together by Mr. Young early in 1949.

Provenance

Said to be from Giza (limestone found to be from from Gebel Masara). By 1948: with Dikran G. Kelekian, NY; 1949: purchased by the MFA from Dikran G. Kelekian for $1500.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1949)

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund