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Object Number: E3959
Current Location: Egypt (Mummies) Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Hierakonpolis
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Sandstone
Iconography:person
Height: 19cm
Length: 77.5cm
Width: 53cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account; James Quibell, 1898
Other NumberAES732 - Other Number

Description

A stone temple door socket in the shape of a prisoner lying on his stomach with his arms bound behind him. Every time the door swung open or closed it would crush the prisoner. A warning of the king's power.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Ousterhout, Robert G., et al. 2016. Magic in the Ancient World. : Page/Fig./Plate: 17,22View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Patch, Diana C. 2011. The Dawn of Egyptian Art. 275. : Page/Fig./Plate: 156,191/cat.134, fig 42View Objects cited in this Publication

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