Egypt (Sphinx) Gallery
Palace of Merenptah 7-14
1292 - 1190 B.C.E.
Limestone with faience inlay and traces of gilding. Carved on the lintel are the King's four names that appear between the symbolic plants of Upper and Lower Egypt. Patron goddesses of Egypt surmount the scene. .All the hieroglyphs were originally inlaid with blue faience. The winged sun disk was decorated in gold, each feather inlaid with faience and outlined in gold. This lintel has been combined with E 13554 A-B to form a doorway.
[Book] Porter, Bertha & Moss, Rosalind L. 1964. The Theban Necropolis Vol II. Vol II. Part 2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 857
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