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Door Lintel

Object Number:
E13560A
Current Location:
Egypt (Sphinx) Gallery
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
Description:
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
Length:
224.99cm

Bibliography:

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