Egypt (Sphinx) Gallery
Palace of Merenptah 11-12
1292 - 1190 B.C.E.
Carved on the lintel of the doorway are the King's four names that appear betwee 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. The multimedia photo includes the two door jamb E13560 B & C
[Book] Porter, Bertha & Moss, Rosalind L. 1964. The Theban Necropolis Vol II. Vol II. Part 2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 856
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