publication . Article . 2020

A Group of Unpublished Objects from a Foundation Deposit for King Thutmose III from the Temple of Amun, Djeserakhet, at Deir el-Bahari

Ahmed M. Mekawy Ouda;
  • Published: 21 Dec 2020 Journal: The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, volume 106, pages 145-159 (issn: 0307-5133, eissn: 2514-0582, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
<jats:p> This paper explores 32 inscribed objects from foundation deposits of the Temple of Thutmose III, Djeserakhet, at Deir el-Bahari. They contain ointment jars, chisels, saws, axes, surveyor’s stakes, ‘Opening of the Mouth’ adzes, a grinder, and a model of a rocker. They are kept at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo and the museum database records that they were found at Sheikh Abd el-Qurna; however, the method of acquisition is unknown. This paper evaluates these pieces of information in light of the inscriptions on these objects and other objects from foundation deposits for the same king from the same site, Djeserakhet (which are scattered in different museum...
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free text keywords: Archaeology, History, Ancient history, Art, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Temple, medicine.anatomical_structure, medicine, Inscribed figure
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