Door Lintel


From: Sudan | Nubia | Buhen

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E10987.1
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Sudan | Nubia | Buhen
Locus North Temple | Doorway between rooms E and D
Period Eighteenth Dynasty | New Kingdom
Date Made 1539-1292 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Sandstone
Iconography Horus | Min
Inscription Language Hieroglyphic

Sandstone Gateway from the North Temple at Buhen. This doorway was set up by Thury (Twrj), a viceroy of Buhen. The decoration is crude. On the lintel, Ahmose is shown before Horus of Buhen in the form of a falcon. Behind him is his mother, Queen Ahhotep. Ahmose is also shown before the god Min.

Height 26 cm
Length 121 cm
Width 32.5 cm
Credit Line The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Buhen; D. Randall-MacIver and C. L. Wooley, 1910

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