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Object Number: E13564
Current Location: Egypt (Sphinx) Gallery
Currently On Display
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
Height: 129.54cm
Width: 81.28cm
Depth: 15.24cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1924

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Josef W. & Wegner, Jennifer H. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia. 239. : Page/Fig./Plate: 229/8.68,8.69View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Ziegler, Christiane & Kondo, Jiro. 2015. Cleopatra and The Queens of Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 64/33View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 166-67View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Porter, Bertha & Moss, Rosalind L. 1964. The Theban Necropolis Vol II. Vol II. Part 2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 856View Objects cited in this Publication

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