Fragment of Temple Relief (possibly)

Egyptian, possibly Thebes, possibly Abydos, Egypt, Africa

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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 x 8 1/4 x 2 3/8 in. (11.1 x 21 x 6.1 cm)

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

12.2.489

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

2000-1000 BCE

Object Name

Building Component

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

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.

Provenance

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.

Old Number

Red No. 12.485; glass plate negative #: 28B13

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