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Object Number: E13554B
Current Location: Egypt (Sphinx) Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Memphis (Egypt)
Locus: Palace of Merenptah 6-10
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
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1924

Description

Limestone with faience inlay. The inscriptions on the jamb link the king, Merenptah with the sun god. All of the hieroglyphs were originally inlaid with the blue faience.This jamb has been combined with E 13553 and E 13554 A to form a doorway.


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Bibliography:

[Book] Porter, Bertha & Moss, Rosalind L. 1964. The Theban Necropolis Vol II. Vol II. Part 2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 857View Objects cited in this Publication

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