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Door Jamb

Object Number:
E13552B
Current Location:
Provenience:
Egypt
Memphis (Egypt)
Locus:
Palace of Merenptah 5-2
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
Description:
Limestone door jamb. The inscriptions on the 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 jamb for the door bolt.This jamb has been combined with E 13557 which is the lintel. It bore the number [see card] of the temporary register of the Cairo Museum.
Height:
241.3cm
Width:
43.18cm
Depth:
27.94cm

Bibliography:

[Book] Porter, Bertha & Moss, Rosalind L. 1964. The Theban Necropolis Vol II. Vol II. Part 2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 857
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