University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:E518
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
El-Amarna (uncertain)
Period: Eighteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom
Date Made: 1539-1292 BC
Early Date: -1540
Late Date: -1291
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Technique:Incised
Iconography:Inscription
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 80.5 cm
Width: 37.4 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Society, 1923
Other Number:23/182 - Field Number

Description

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun (12 Nov 2006) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Jennifer H., and Wegner, Josef W., and Silverman, David P. 2006. Akhenaten and Tutankhamun Revolution and Restoration.. Philadelphia. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 84, fig. 74View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Wegner, Josef W. The Sunshade Chapel of Meritaten from the House-of-Waenre of Akhenaten.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 95/fig. 40View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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