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Door Frame

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Object Number:
E10987
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Sudan
Nubia
Buhen
Period:
Eighteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom
Date Made:
1539-1292 BC
Early Date:
-1540
Late Date:
-1291
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Sandstone
Iconography:
Horus
Min
Description:
Sandstone Gateway from Buhen. This doorway was set up by Thury, a viceroy of Buhen. The decoration is crude. On the lintel, Ahmose is shown before Horus of Buhen in the form of a hawk. Behind him is his mother, Queen Ahhotep. Ahmose is also shown before the god Min. The jambs are decorated with a vertical column of hieroglyphs, giving the titles of the king and the dedication of the doorway by the viceroy, Thury.
Height:
26cm
Length:
121cm
Width:
32.5cm
Credit Line:
The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Buhen

Bibliography:

[Book] Randall-MacIver, David & Woolley, C. Leonard. 1911. The Eckley B. Coxe Junior Expedition to Nubia: Vol. VIII, Buhen (plates). : Page/Fig./Plate: plate 35
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