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Plaque

Object Number:E10755
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Sudan
Nubia
Buhen
Locus: K8
Period: Middle Kingdom
Twelfth Dynasty
Date Made: 1938- 1759 BC
Early Date: -1939
Late Date: -1758
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Faience
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 11.43 cm
Length: 18.41 cm
Width: 1.91 cm
Thickness: 0 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Buhen; D. Randall-MacIver and C. L. Wooley, 1910

Description

Faience, brown (originally green?). Found on left shoulder of body of the Gardener Merer. Inscribed on one side with the "Golden Horus" name (mn mrwt) of Amenemhat III, three times, and on the other side with "Good god, Lord of the two Lands, Lord of Action," three times. These are not three impressions of the same stamp in either case, but may be the impression of one triple stamp on each side.

Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Jennifer H., and Wegner, Josef W. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. pg. 239 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 12/1.21View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Woolley, Charles L., and Randall-MacIver, David. 1911. The Eckley B. Coxe Junior Expedition to Nubia: Vol. VII, Buhen (text).. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 234View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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