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Relief fragment with uraeus and falcon legs

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


From Thebes, Deir el-Bahari, 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

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

Object Place for Label


Thebes (Deir el-Bahari), Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief