University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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: 1213-1204 BC
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Iconography:Sphinx
falcon
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

Description

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Josef W. & Wegner, Jennifer H. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia. 239.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Ziegler, Christiane & Kondo, Jiro. 2015. Cleopatra and The Queens of Egypt.View 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.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Porter, Bertha & Moss, Rosalind L. 1981. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings III: Memphis, Part 2. Saqqara to Dahshur. III.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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