Item Lloyd MSS 107 - El-Qantara, Tell Abu Seifa, oblong base of quartzite monument with tapering sides, front - text

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Lloyd MSS 107

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El-Qantara, Tell Abu Seifa, oblong base of quartzite monument with tapering sides, front - text

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  • 13 February 1843 (Creation)

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(1815-1843)

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Oblong base of quartzite monument with tapering sides (called 'obelisk'), with dedication texts of Seti I and Ramesses II to Horus of Mesen commemorating Ramesses I, once at Tell Abu Seifa in el-Qantara, and now in Ismailia Museum, 2249; front, with remains of five columns of text and two lines of text at the bottom:
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-mounted, together with Lloyd MSS 108
-17.8 x 25.8 cm
-[on recto of drawing] 'Half of the underside of the Obelisk at Abu Saiffie. / 13th Feb 1843. / x' (pencil note)
-[on mount] '49' (pencil note)

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Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford

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-See Prisse d'Avennes, Monuments égyptiens: bas-reliefs, peintures, inscriptions, etc., d'après les dessins exécutés sur les lieux; pour faire suite aux Monuments de l'Égypte et de la Nubie de Champollion-le-Jeune (1847) (OEB 147831), plate xix [3].

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TopBib iv.6-7.

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