<em>Fragment of Inscribed Door Lintel</em>, ca. 1292-1190 B.C.E. Sandstone, pigment, 14 3/8 x 25 x 5 in. (36.5 x 63.5 x 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1502E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1502E_PS1.jpg)

Fragment of Inscribed Door Lintel

Medium: Sandstone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1292-1190 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 14 3/8 x 25 x 5 in. (36.5 x 63.5 x 12.7 cm)



Accession Number: 37.1502E

Image: 37.1502E_PS1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Before a man is an offering table which supports a tall-necked vase and flowers. Opposite the table is a man wearing a long skirt, and holding up before him a piece of meat. Above the table are two columns of hieroglyphic text. By the man’s head is text, and also by his stomach. On the molding are traces of lines in red paint. There are also traces of red paint. There are also traces of red paint on the human figures, some of the object and hieroglyphs. There is a plain border under the scene (4.2 cm in height). The garment bear traces of white paint. The preserved part of the bottom edge is smooth; the other ends are ragged. Condition: Only bottom of cavetto preserved; top of head of standing man missing; most of seated woman’s body missing; entire surface darkened.

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