About this object

Fragment of a limestone wall with a vertical column of three hieroglyphs in raised relief. The top hieroglyph represents a ripple of water (Gardiner sign-list N35); next hieroglyph represents a loaf of bread (Gardiner sign-list X1); followed by a hieroglyph of a male god with arms upheld supporting the sky (Gardiner sign-list C11). This may be from the temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahri.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Architecture
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Thebes
  • Date made
    1473 BC - 1458 BC (Dynasty 18)
  • Materials
    Limestone
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum, 1956
  • Collector
    P E Wodehouse
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Thebes
  • Date collected
    1843 before
  • Measurements
    150 mm x 150 mm x 68 mm
  • Related people
    Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (Previous owner); P E Wodehouse (Collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery

    Owned from: 1843
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1956
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • P E Wodehouse

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1843
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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