About this object

Stone relief from the temple of Osorkon I with relief decoration depicting the goddess Isis in raised relief and the falcon god Horus in sunk relief. There are six columns of hieroglyphic text in sunk relief, including a cartouche of Osorkon I (Sekhemkheperra Setepenra). This slab had been reused in the Ptolemaic Period to block the entrance to the finely painted tomb of the Sacred-cow Hesis at Atfih (Aphroditopolis). Surface is blackened.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Architecture
  • Culture
    Third Intermediate Period (Bubastite/Libyan)
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Atfih
  • Date made
    924 BC - 889 BC (Dynasty 22) about
  • Materials
    Limestone
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Committee of the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1912
  • Collector
    British School of Archaeology in Egypt
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Atfih
  • Date collected
    1912
  • Measurements
    500 mm x 800 mm x 100 mm
  • Note
    New photography requested in 2014 by Dr Raphaële Meffre (University of Paris-Sorbonne) for publication.
  • Related people
    British School of Archaeology in Egypt (Collector, previous owner)

Explore related

Publications

  • D’Héracléopolis à Hermopolis. La Moyenne Égypte durant la Troisième Période intermédiaire (XXIe-XXIVe dynasties)

    Raphaële Meffre

    Author: Raphaële Meffre
    Publisher: Presses de l'université Paris-Sorbonne
    Date: 2015
    Description:

  • Der Sonnengott auf der Blüte, Eine ägyptische Kosmogonie des Neuen Reiches ( Ægyptiaca Helvetica, 5)

    Hermann Schlögl

    Author: Hermann Schlögl
    Publisher: Editions de Belles-Lettres
    Date: 1977
    Description:

  • 'Der Sonnengott auf der Blüte. Eine ägyptische Kosmogonie des Neuen Reiches' in Bibliotheca Orientalis 37

    M. L. Ryhiner

    Author: M. L. Ryhiner
    Publisher: The Netherlands Institute for the Near East
    Date: 1980
    Description:

  • Handbook and Guide to the Egyptian Collection on Exhibition in the Public Museums, Liverpool 4th Edition

    Newberry, Percy; Peet, Thomas Eric

    Author: Newberry, Percy; Peet, Thomas Eric
    Publisher: City of Liverpool Public Museums
    Date: 1932-03
    Description:

  • Heliopolis, Kafr Ammar and Shurafa

    Petrie, William Matthew Flinders; Ernest Mackay

    Author: Petrie, William Matthew Flinders; Ernest Mackay
    Publisher: British School of Archaeology in Egypt
    Date: 1915
    Description: Publication of the excavations carried out during the winter season 1911-12 by the British School of Archaeology in Egypt. Contains chapters by G. A. Wainwright, R. Engelbach, D. E. Derry and W. W. Midgley.

  • Inschriften der Spätzeit Teil III: Die 22 - 24 Dynastie

    Jansen-Winkeln, Karle

    Author: Jansen-Winkeln, Karle
    Publisher: Harrassowitz Verlag
    Date: 2007
    Description:

  • Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Statues, Reliefs and Paintings Volume IV: Lower and Middle Egypt. (1st ed.)

    B. Porter and R. L. B. Moss, assisted by E. W. Burney, now edited by J. Malek

    Author: B. Porter and R. L. B. Moss, assisted by E. W. Burney, now edited by J. Malek
    Publisher: Griffith Institute
    Date: 2003
    Description: This is an unchanged reprint of the 1934 edition in soft cover and reduced format. ISBN 0900416 823. More information is available online: http://www.griffith.ox.ac.uk/topbib.html

Events

  • British School of Archaeology in Egypt. Excavations at Tarkhan, 1911-1912

    Start date: 1911
    End date: 1911
    Description: 1911-12 excavation season at Tarkhan directed by Flinders Petrie for the British School of Archaeology in Egypt. See this link for more details: http://www.digitalegypt.ucl.ac.uk/tarkhan/index.html

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
No media found
Have 21 place tagsPage load time: 265 ms