<em>Doorjamb of Thaasetimu</em>, ca. 381-362 B.C.E. Limestone, 49 15/16 x 13 11/16 x 7 in., 250 lb. (126.8 x 34.7 x 17.8 cm, 113.4kg). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 56.152. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 56.152_side1_PS4.jpg)

Doorjamb of Thaasetimu

Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 381-362 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 49 15/16 x 13 11/16 x 7 in., 250 lb. (126.8 x 34.7 x 17.8 cm, 113.4kg)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 56.152

Image: 56.152_side1_PS4.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Limestone door-jamb from the tomb of the overseer of the gate-house (a judicial title) Ahmes-sa-Neith decorated on two faces. Obverse (exterior), in sunk relief, standing representation of owner facing spectator's left supporting long staff with right hand, shaved head, seal ring on left hand, long robe with elbow-length sleeves; above, four columns of inscription; at right, torus moulding with scant remains of pain. Reverse (interior), in raised relief and painted, standing figure of owner embraced by Renenut; above, five short columns of hieroglyphs in relief surmounted by painted sky sign, above which are two large-scale lines of relief inscription.

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