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Limestone doorjamb


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Title/s

Limestone doorjamb

Category

architectural element

Name

doorjamb

Description

fragment, re-used, with king nursed by Hathor on first side, inscription of Tha-aset-imu on second side. Originally from a tomb and reused in the palace of Apries. The deceased, who appears on both sides, was named Tha-ast-n-imu.

Field Collection

Memphis

Dimensions

depth 14 cm
length 126 cm
width 34 cm

Period

Thirtieth Dynasty
Late Period
reign of Nectanebo I D30 LP

Date

380 B.C. — 343 B.C.

Provenance

given: the British School of Archaeology in Egypt 1909 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. inscription
    Position: front
    Method: incised
    Content: iry-pat HAty-a sDAwty bity smr waty imy iz wHmw nsw zS a [nswt] n (r) xft-Hr s TAi-Ast-n-im.w Dd.f ir.n(.i) n.k (imy-r) rwt n nsw bity Xnmw-ib-ra mAa xrw aH-ms-zA-nt r nw ir.n.k n(.k) Hr sDm imAx.k m hAw.k smnx.n(.i) qd.k smAw.n(.i)
    Translation: The 'count and hereditary prince', royal sealbearer, 'sole companion', imy-iz, royal herald, personal document scribe [of the king], Tjaisetenimau: he says 'I have acted for you, the overseer of the forehall of the King of Upper and Lower Egypt Khnumibre, true of voice, Ahmosesaneith,

Documentation

  1. (1995) [page: ]
    [comments: no.55, p.118]
  2. Jansen-Winkeln, K.
    Eine Grabuebernahme in der 30. Dynastie [page: ]
    Source title: Journal of Egyptian Archaeology (1997)
    [comments: pp.169-178]
  3. Quaegebeur, J.
    Le Dieu Shai [page: ]
    [comments: pp.156]
  4. Petrie, W.M.F.
    The Palace of Apries, Memphis II [page: ]
    [comments: 13,20-21, pls. XVII, XXV]
  5. Porter, Bertha
    Moss, Rosalind L.B.
    Topographical bibliography of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic texts, reliefs and paintings. Vol.3, Memphis : Abû Rawâsh to Dahshûr [page: 217]
    [comments: 1st edition]
  6. Porter, Bertha
    Moss, Rosalind
    Burney, Ethel W.
    Malek, Jaromír
    Topographical bibliography of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic texts, reliefs and paintings. Vol.3, Memphis. Part 2, Saqqâra to Dahshûr. Fascicle 3 [page: 831]
    [comments: 2nd edition; companion-piece in Brooklyn Museum 56.152]
  7. Porter, Bertha
    Moss, Rosalind
    Burney, Ethel W.
    Malek, Jaromír
    Topographical bibliography of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic texts, reliefs and paintings. Vol.3, Memphis. Part 2, Saqqâra to Dahshûr. Fascicle 3
    [comments: 2nd edition]

Material/s

limestone

Accession Number

E.5.1909 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 51003; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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