Item Lloyd MSS 122 - El-Qantara, Tell Abu Seifa, oblong base of quartzite monument with tapering sides, back

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Lloyd MSS 122


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


  • 12 February 1843 (Creation)

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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; back, with remains of scene at top with a kneeling king offering to a seated [deity], and remains of four columns of text below with two lines of text at the bottom:
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-mounted, together with Lloyd MSS 121
-17.8 x 25.8 cm
-[on recto of drawing] 'Upper side. / Obelisk at Abu Saiffie / 12th Feb 1843. / x' (pencil)
-[on mount] '64' (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 [1].

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TopBib iv.6-7.

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