Relief of Thutmose II
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose II
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna (West), house walls south of Room A of Taharqa Temple
Height: 105.5 cm (41 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
These two sandstone slabs, decorated with a relief of Thutmose II, fit together diagonally. They are decorated with two symmetrical representations in sunk relief showing the king offering to the seated god Dedwen. The edges of the relief have flaked off and no color has survived.
From Semna (West), house walls south of Room A of Taharqa Temple. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: April 1, 1924)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition