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Limestone door jamb, with inscription of Thutmose IV. Photograph: yes.


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Doors, jambs, lintels
  • Findspot
    E of Great Sphinx (Temple of Amenhetep II)
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    H 182 x W 24.5 x Thickness 14 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Period
    New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose IV
  • Excavator
    Émile Baraize, French, 1874–1952
  • Attested
    Thutmose IV
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    From excavations of Emile Baraize; registered in JE in 1928.
  • Remarks
    RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_XI_Sp068-069LR; RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Emile Baraize; Thutmose IV; RELATED SITE(S): Temple of Amenhetep II

Tombs and Monuments 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Thutmose IV

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks King of Dynasty 18. prenomen: [mn-xprw-ra] Menkheperure. Restorations to Sphinx done in time of Thutmose IV. Objects found at Giza: Faience scarab (27-4-1272 = MFA 27.2022) and faience udjat amulet (28-3-58 = MFA 28.1381) with cartouche of Thutmose IV.

Modern People

  • Émile Baraize

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates French, 1874–1952
    • Remarks French engineer working for the Service des Antiquities who excavated around the Sphinx from 1926-1936.

Institutions 1