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Object Number: E13553
Current Location: Egypt (Sphinx) Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Memphis (Egypt)
Locus: Palace of Merenptah 7-14
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
Gilded
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1924

Description

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.


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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