Fragment of a doorjamb



Accession Number
EC470
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Stone case
Object Type
Architecture, Architectural element, Door, Jamb
Period
Late Period
Dynasties
Twenty-fifth Dynasty to Twenty-sixth Dynasty
Material
Stone/minerals (Sandstone)
Provenance
Egypt, Thebes/Luxor
Measurements
Height: 478mm | Width: 152mm | Depth: 105mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

This is part of a left doorjamb, listing the titles of the Chief Steward of the Divine Adoratrice. It is Twenty-fifth to Twenty-sixth Dynasty in date, and probably from Thebes. There are traces of whitewash present, particularly in the lines. There is a small amount of blue pigment at the bottom. It joins with UC44500.

Bibliography

Griffin, Kenneth 2018. A doorjamb of a Late Period Chief Steward of the Divine Adoratrice in the Egypt Centre, Swansea. In Blöbaum, Anke Ilona, Marianne Eaton-Krauss, and Annik Wüthrich (eds), Pérégrinations avec Erhart Graefe: Festschrift zu seinem 75. Geburtstag, 203–208. Münster: Zaphon.

Inscription

[... n-kꜣ-n i͗ry-pꜥt ḥꜣty-ꜥ ḫtmty-bi͗ty smr-w]ꜥty n mrwt rḫ-nswt mꜣꜥt mr.f i͗my-r pr-wr [dwꜣt]-nṯr [...] [... for the ka of the Hereditary Lord and Governor, Royal Sealbearer], Beloved Sole [Companion], the truly beloved king’s acquaintance, Chief Steward of the [Divine] Adoratrice [...]

Language
Egyptian
Script
Hieroglyphic
Last modified: 05 Oct 2022

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