Relief of the god Khnum and a goddess

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 30, reign of Nectanebo II
360–343 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Bubastis

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 105 x 131.5 x 57 cm (41 5/16 x 51 3/4 x 22 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

90.233

Medium or Technique

Granite

On View

Egypt: Sculpture and Tomb Chapels (Gallery 209)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Aswan granite; figures of gods and goddesses; hieroglyphs below right arms and on left edge; rebate in stone on right; top and bottom surfaces evened; edges and back are rough and irregular.

Provenance

From Bubastis, hall of Nectanebo II. 1887–88: excavated by Edouard Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund; awarded to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; 1890: donated to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1890)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription