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Object Number: E13552B
Current Location: Egypt (Sphinx) Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Memphis (Egypt)
Locus: Palace of Merenptah 5-2
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: 241.3cm
Width: 43.18cm
Depth: 27.94cm
Credit Line:Received from the Service des Antiquites, Egypt, 1924

Description

Limestone door jamb. The inscriptions on the jamb link the king, Merenptah with the sun god. All of the hieroglyphs were originally inlaid with blue faience. There is a socket in the jamb for the door bolt.This jamb has been combined with E 13557 which is the lintel. It bore the number [see card] of the temporary register of the Cairo Museum.


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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