Fragment of Temple Relief (possibly)

Unidentified Ancient Egyptian maker


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New Kingdom, reign of Tuthmosis III (possibly) (1479-1425 BCE)

Carved limestone (sunk relief) with red paint

Overall: 4 3/8 × 8 1/4 × 2 3/8 in. (11.1 × 21 × 6.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW



Place Made: possibly Abydos, Egypt, Northern Africa, Africa


2000-1000 BCE

Object Name

Building Component

Research Area

Ancient Egypt


Not on view

Exhibition History

Egyptian Antiquities at Dartmouth, Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12, 2011-August 13, 2012.

Published References

Mary-Ann Pouls Wegner, The cult of Osiris at Abydos: An archaeological investigation of the development of an ancient Egyptian sacred center during the Eighteenth Dynasty. PhD diss., University of Pennsylvania, 2002; pp. 306-313 and figs. 62-65.


Collected by Mary Maynard Hitchcock (1834-1887) and Hiram Hitchcock (1832-1900, Class of 1872H), in Egypt (possibly from a dealer in Alexandria or Cairo), about 1867-68; bequeathed to his second wife, Emily Howe Hitchcock (1852-1912), Hanover, New Hampshire, 1900; bequeathed to present collection, 1912.

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