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Object Number: E13560B
Current Location: Egypt (Sphinx) Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Memphis (Egypt)
Locus: Palace of Merenptah 11-12
Period: New Kingdom
Nineteenth Dynasty
Date Made: 1292 - 1190 B.C.E.
Early Date: -1293
Late Date: -1189
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Faience
Technique:Inlaid
Height: 232.28cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1924

Description

The hieroglyphs on the door jamb link the king, Merenptah with the sun god. All of the hieroglyphs were originally inlaid with blue faience. There is a socket in the left jamb (B) for the door bolt. The multimedia photo includes E 13560 A & C.


Bibliography:

[Book] Porter, Bertha & Moss, Rosalind L. 1964. The Theban Necropolis Vol II. Vol II. Part 2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 856View Objects cited in this Publication

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