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Lintel with relief of owner worshipping two divine triads

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Limestone slab with sunk relief; showing on both ends the donor worshipping Osiris, Horus, and Isis (facing left), and Ptah, Sekhmet, and Nefertum (facing right), above Ptah: rmT ms nTrw, above Nefertum: xw tAwy. Broken in three parts; chipped. Cleaned and fitted together by Mr. Young early in 1949.

Provenance

Said to be from Giza (limestone found to be from from Gebel Ma'sara). By 1948: with Dikran G. Kelekian, NY; 1949: purchased by the MFA from Dikran G. Kelekian for $1500. (Accession Date: January 1, 1949)

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

Egyptian, Late Period, 662–332 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width: 34 x 122 cm (13 3/8 x 48 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.5

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Doors, jambs, lintels