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Limestone doorjamb: E.5.1909

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Current Location: Gallery 19


Limestone doorjamb




Fragment, re-used, with king nursed by Hathor on first side, inscription of Tha-aset-imu on second side. Originally from a tomb and reused in the palace of Apries. The deceased, who appears on both sides, was named Tha-ast-n-imu.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 14 cm
Length: 126 cm
Width: 34 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1909) by British School of Archaeology in Egypt


Thirtieth Dynasty
Late Period
Reign of Nectanebo I D30 LP
-380 - -343

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: iry-pat HAty-a sDAwty bity smr waty imy iz wHmw nsw zS a [nswt] n (r) xft-Hr s TAi-Ast-n-im.w Dd.f ir.n(.i) n.k (imy-r) rwt n nsw bity Xnmw-ib-ra mAa xrw aH-ms-zA-nt r nw ir.n.k n(.k) Hr sDm imAx.k m hAw.k smnx.n(.i) qd.k smAw.n(.i)
  • Location: Front
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.5.1909
Primary reference Number: 51003
Oldadmincategory: SS
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

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

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