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Object Number: E13554A
Current Location: Egypt (Sphinx) Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Memphis (Egypt)
Locus: Palace of Merenptah 6-10
Period: New Kingdom
Nineteenth Dynasty
Date Made: 1292 - 1190 B.C.E.
Early Date: -1293
Late Date: -1189
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1924


Limestone with faience inlay. 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 13553 and E 13554B to form a doorway.

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