University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:E13553
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Memphis (Egypt)
Locus: Palace of Merenptah 7-14
Period: New Kingdom
Nineteenth Dynasty
Date Made: 1292 - 1190 BC
Early Date: -1293
Late Date: -1189
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1924


Limestone with faience inlay and traces of gilding. Carved on the lintel are the King's four names that appear between the symbolic plants of Upper and Lower Egypt. Patron goddesses of Egypt surmount the scene. .All the hieroglyphs were originally inlaid with blue faience. The winged sun disk was decorated in gold, each feather inlaid with faience and outlined in gold. This lintel has been combined with E 13554 A-B to form a doorway.


[Book] Moss, Rosalind L., and Porter, Bertha. 1981. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings III: Memphis, Part 2. Saqqara to Dahshur.. Oxford. Clarendon Press. ed. 2nd. Vol. III. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 857View Objects related to this Actual Citation

You may also be interested in these objects:

See a problem? Let us know

© Penn Museum 2018 Sitemap | Contact | Copyright | Disclaimer | Privacy |