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Object Number: E13560C
Current Location: Egypt (Sphinx) Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Memphis (Egypt)
Locus: Palace of Merenptah 11-12
Period: New Kingdom
Nineteenth Dynasty
Date Made: 1292 - 1190 B.C.E.
Early Date: -1293
Late Date: -1189
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Faience
Technique:Inlaid
Height: 232.79cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1924

Description

The inscription on the door jamb link the king, Merenptah, with the sun god. All of the hieroglyphs were originally inlaid with blue faience. the multimedia photo includes E 13560A & B.


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