Keyword search

Advanced search

Description

Pyramidion in black basalt with a square base and rounded top, decorated on three sides with scenes in intaglio: Ancient Egyptian, Upper Egypt, Abydos, 19th - 20th Dynasty

Museum reference

A.1903.331.9

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Pyramidion

Production information

ANCIENT EGYPT

Date

c. 1292 - 1069 BC

Style / Culture

19th Dynasty, New Kingdom, Ancient Egyptian
20th Dynasty, New Kingdom, Ancient Egyptian

Materials

Basalt

Physical description

Black basalt

Collection place

Abydos, Upper Egypt, ANCIENT EGYPT

Associations

Depicted: Tjeper
Depicted: Osiris
Depicted: Isis

References

Petrie, 'Abydos II' p. 36, pl. 35, 6. PM V, p. 49. Rammant-Peeters, Agnès (1983). 'Les Pyramidions égyptiens du Nouvel Empire', p. 10-11, pl. 6.12-15.

Back to top