Relief with titles of King Ay

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Ay
1327–1323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Memphis, Camp east of Palace Mound

Dimensions

Overall: 42.5 x 33 x 14.5 cm (16 3/4 x 13 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.641

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragmentary limestone blockbears part of a hieroglyphic inscription in sunk relief. At the top is a falcon bearing the symbol of eternity in its claw. Beneath is part of the five part titulary of king Ay. The two titles preserved are the “Two Ladies” name and the “Golden Horus” name.

Provenance

From Memphis, camp east of Palace Mound. 1909: excavated by the Egypt Research Account; assigned to the Egypt Research Account by the government of Egypt; gift of the Egypt Research Account to MFA, Boston.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription