2014/11/10

Fragment from the temple of Montuhotep II at Deir el-Bahari

This fragment of limestone comes from the temple of Montuhotep II at Deir el-Bahari. At the left, one notices the forearm and hand of a person who holds the ankh-sign of life.  The rest of the fragment contains three columns of hieroglyphs in finely painted relief.


Fragment from the temple of Montuhotep II at Deir el-Bahari




Funerary relief From Temple of Ptah

This fragment of relief was found in the temple of Ptah during the excavations of W. F. Petrie at Memphis in 1908. Representing a funeral scene stemming from a tomb of the 5th Dynasty, the block was re-used in the Ramesside Period.


Funerary relief From Temple of Ptah

The relief show bearers of offerings who head towards the funerary chapel of the deceased with pomp.