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Object Number:E13564
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Memphis (Egypt)
Locus: From palace of Merenptah
Period: New Kingdom
Nineteenth Dynasty
Date Made: 1213-1204 BC
Early Date: -1213
Late Date: -1204
Height: 129.54 cm
Width: 81.28 cm
Depth: 15.24 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1924


Window from the palace of Merenptah. Upper part of the window is decorated with Sphinxes, a row of falcon heads, djed pillars and a rolled up reed mat (carved in stone). The lower part of the window has 8 slits to let in light.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Wegner, Jennifer H., and Wegner, Josef W. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. pg. 239 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 229/8.68,8.69View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Kondo, Jiro, and Ziegler, Christiane. 11 Jul 2015. Cleopatra and The Queens of Egypt.. Tokyo. NHK Promotions Inc. pg. 239 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 64/33View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 166-67View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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: 856View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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