Dating from the reign of Senusret III, late dynasty 12.
Lintel of Senusret III, King of Egypt by Unknown Artist, 18741855 BC
© British Museum
- White quartzite
- 53 x 143 x 21.4 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £24,000 ( Total: £109,000; Export stopped)
- Acquired in:
- Frederick Elghanayan
Made in a royal workshop. Carved in relief are figures of deities presenting the hierogylphs of life, dominion and stability to the Horus-name of the king, represented by a crowned falcon.