Monumental relief of a Horus falcon

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret I
1971–1926 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Lisht, Mortuary Temple of Senwosret I

Dimensions

Width x height x depth x weight: 73 x 61 x 19.8 cm, 120.2 kg (28 3/4 x 24 x 7 13/16 in., 265 lb.)

Accession Number

37.590

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Fragmentary limestone relief of Horus head wearing the double crown. From the name-panel, enclosing the wall of the pyramid of Senwosret I.

Provenance

From el-Lisht, pyramid temple of Senwosret I. 1932: excavated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition, assigned to the MMA by the government of Egypt; May 13, 1937: given to the MFA by the MMA by exchange.

Credit Line

Received from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, by exchange