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Object Number:
E13564
Current Location:
Egypt (Sphinx) Gallery
Provenience:
Egypt
Memphis (Egypt)
Locus:
From palace of Merenptah
Period:
New Kingdom
Nineteenth Dynasty
Date Made:
1213-1204 BC
Early Date:
-1213
Late Date:
-1204
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Limestone
Iconography:
Sphinx
Hawk
Description:
Window from the palace of Merenptah. Upper part of the window is decorated with Sphinxes, a row of hawk heads, djed pillars and a rolled up reed mat (carved in stone). The lower part of the window has 8 slits to let in light.
Height:
129.54cm
Width:
81.28cm
Depth:
15.24cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 166-67
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[Book] Porter, Bertha & Moss, Rosalind L. 1964. The Theban Necropolis Vol II. Vol II. Part 2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 856
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