Building Fragment



From: Egypt | El-Amarna (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E518
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | El-Amarna (uncertain)
Period Eighteenth Dynasty | New Kingdom
Date Made 1539-1292 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Limestone
Technique Incised
Iconography Inscription
Inscription Language Hieroglyphic

Inscribred door jamb from the North Palace. Piece broken off top. Incised inscription: "The king's daughter, Meritaten, may she live!" The inscription is cut over an earlier name, possibly that of Queen Nefertiti.

Height 80.5 cm
Width 37.4 cm
Credit Line Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Society, 1923
Other Number 23/182 - Field Number

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