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Relief fragment with uraeus and falcon legs

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut
1473–1458 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Thebes (Deir el-Bahari), Mortuary temple of Hatshepsut, upper court

Dimensions

Height x width: 31.5 x 2.5 cm (12 3/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

07.534

Medium or Technique

Limestone

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Limestone relief fragment; relief shows a uraeus and lower parts of falcon’s legs; preserved colors include red, blue, and green.

Provenance

From Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, upper court of the Mortuary temple of Hatshepsut; excavated by Edouard Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund, by 1907: assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; 1907: given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: October 10, 1907)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription