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Relief of Thutmose II

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Two sandstone slabs, a relief of Thutmose II. They fit together diagonally. They are decorated with two symmetrical representations in sunk relief showing King Tuthmosis II offering to the seated god Dedwen. The edges of the relief have flaked off.

Provenance

From Semna (West), house walls south of Room A of Taharqa Temple. (Found on February 5, 1924; see Diary). Exp. Ph. A 3301. [Excav. date] April, 1924. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose II, 1492–1479 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height: 105.5 cm (41 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.1511b

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits