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Fragment from bark shrine of Philip Arrhidaeus

This fragment carved in sunk relief joins the inner face of 75.11d at the upper left.

Provenance

From Thebes, Karnak, temple of Amen, bark shrine of Philip Arrhidaeus. 1835: collected by John Lowell with permission of the Egyptian government (Lowell diary); 1875: given to the MFA by John A. Lowell and Miss Lowell. (Accession Date: March 18, 1875)

Credit Line

Gift of heirs of Francis Cabot Lowell

Egyptian, Greco–Roman, Macedonian Dynasty, reign of Philip, 332–316 B.C.

Findspot

Thebes, Karnak, Egypt

Accession Number

75.11a

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief