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Accession_Number E.65.6
adlib_title Egyptian carved ornament
Shape Ornament
Shape_description Long, thin ornament from a coffin lid: the centre appears to have a kind of knot carved into it with three ridges on either side of this.
Material Wood
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Represents the hieroglyph for the bolt of a door, which has the value of '5'
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, although clearly not complete even though it is unclear what it once belonged to. There is however little degridation of the wood.
Technique/Style Carved
Provenance
Period
Date Unknown
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0075.jpg
2002.98.0075.jpg
Above view of Egyptian Representation of the hieroglyph for the bolt of a door.
2002.98.0076.jpg
2002.98.0076.jpg
Close-up view of the knot in the Egyptian representation of the hieroglyph for the bolt of a door.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 22.8
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. W. 1.9 (max.); Th. 1.9 (max.)
Location Death
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey; Julia
Date_edited 21.08.2002; 06.01.2006; 10.05.2016
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