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Foot end of sarcophagus lid from the tomb of King Merenptah

Foot end of sarcophagus lid from the tomb of King Merenptah

Foot end of the lid from the granite sarcophagus of King Merenptah in tomb KV 8 in the Valley of the Kings at Luxor. The goddess Isis is depicted with her wings in a gesture of protection. On both sides of Isis' head carved cartouches contain the name of the king. Another figure of Isis protects the head of the sarcophagus.
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42-23712693
Date Photographed:
November 29, 2005
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© Sandro Vannini/Corbis
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Eureka
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118 MB - 5350px × 7718px • 17.00in. × 25.00in @ 300 ppi

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