Door Jamb


From: Egypt | Memphis (Egypt)

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E13554A
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | Memphis (Egypt)
Locus Palace of Merenptah 6-10
Period New Kingdom | Nineteenth Dynasty
Date Made 1292 - 1190 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Limestone | Faience
Technique Inlaid
Inscription Language Hieroglyphic

Left Jamb. 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 blue faience. There is a socket in the jamb for the door bolt. This jamb has been combined with E 13553 and E 13554B to form a doorway.

Credit Line The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1924

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