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Shrine: E.40.1902

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Current Location: Gallery 20

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Description

Shrine, of Tuthmose III, offering nw-pots to Amun Re and receiving life from Horus of Behdet and protection of Nekhbet

Measurements and weight

Height: 1.505 m
Width: 0.74 m

Relative size of this object

74 cm1.5 m1 mm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1902)

Dating

Eighteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom
-1479 BC - -1425 BC

Components of the work

Base Of Statue Depth 0.2 m Width 0.45 m

Materials used in production

Sandstone

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Dd mdw in Hr bHdt(y) di.n n.k anx wAs mi ra
  • Location: Proper left of shrine, above figure of Horus
  • Method of creation: Raised relief
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: bHdt(y) nsw bit nb tAwy nb ir xt mn-xpr-ra nb xpS stp n ra mi ra Dt
  • Location: Proper left of shrine, above figure of king
  • Method of creation: Raised relief
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: bHdt(y) nTr nfr nb tAwy mn-xpr-ra sA ra DHwty-ms mry nxbt HDt di anx Dt
  • Location: Front of shrine
  • Method of creation: Raised relief
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Nxbt nTr nfr mn-xpr-ra sA ra DHwty-ms di anx nb Aw ib.f mi ra Dt
  • Location: Proper right of shrine, above figure of king
  • Method of creation: Raised relief
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Imn-ra nb nswt tAwy /// di.n n.k ///
  • Location: Proper right of shrine, above figure of Amun-Ra
  • Method of creation: Raised relief
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Nxbt mn xa /// Hr /// st mi ra
  • Location: Proper left of shrine, above figure of Nehbet
  • Method of creation: Raised relief
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.40.1902
Primary reference Number: 50426
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 May 2021 Last processed: Saturday 15 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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