Palace of Merenptah 6-10
1292 - 1190 B.C.E.
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.
The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher
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In A Rush? Take a Quick Tour of The Museum ( Sep 1996 - Jun 1997)
[Book] Porter, Bertha & Moss, Rosalind L. 1964. The Theban Necropolis Vol II. Vol II. Part 2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 857
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