Egypt (Sphinx) Gallery
Palace of Merenptah 5-2
1292 - 1190 B.C.E.
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.
[Book] Porter, Bertha & Moss, Rosalind L. 1964. The Theban Necropolis Vol II. Vol II. Part 2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 857
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