The Narmer Catalog

Inscription Detail

6016 (Fragment of Narmer(?) serekh from Tel Ma’ahaz)

Source No: 6016

Date: Narmer(?)

Dated by: typology

Type: inscription on vessel

Material: pottery

Region: Canaan

Site: Tel Ma'ahaz

Locality:

Depository: The Israel Museum ( Jerusalem )

Registration No. IAA 94 3328

References

Amiran, Ilan, and Arnon, 1983

p. 83, n. 21

Amiran and van den Brink, 2001

p. 37-39

p. 37, fig. 3.5.4; pl. 3.6b (left)

Edwin van den Brink, personal communication, 2017

Comments

Amiran, Ilan and Arnon 1983 attribute this to Narmer, but without any discussion. Amiran and van den Brink (2001: p. 39) say, "The fragmentary state of the serekh excludes any possible attribution to a specific king."

Editor's Note: The registration number shown above is from van den Brink 2001. The registration number shown in Amiran and van den Brink 2001 is not correct. This has been confirmed by van den Brink, personal communication, 2017.

6016 (Fragment of Narmer(?) serekh from Tel Ma’ahaz)

Amiran and van den Brink, 2001, p. 37, fig. 3.4

6016 (Fragment of Narmer(?) serekh from Tel Ma’ahaz)

Amiran and van den Brink, 2001, pl. 3.6b (left)


The Narmer Catalog

Inscription Detail

Source No:6016
Date:Narmer(?)
Dated by:typology
Type:inscription on vessel
Material:pottery
Region:Canaan
Site:Tel Ma'ahaz
Locality:
Depository:The Israel Museum ( Jerusalem )
Registration No.IAA 94 3328
References Discussion Figure/Plate
Amiran, Ilan, and Arnon, 1983 p. 83, n. 21
Amiran and van den Brink, 2001 p. 37-39 p. 37, fig. 3.5.4; pl. 3.6b (left)
Edwin van den Brink, personal communication, 2017

Comments: Amiran, Ilan and Arnon 1983 attribute this to Narmer, but without any discussion. Amiran and van den Brink (2001: p. 39) say, "The fragmentary state of the serekh excludes any possible attribution to a specific king." Editor's Note: The registration number shown above is from van den Brink 2001. The registration number shown in Amiran and van den Brink 2001 is not correct. This has been confirmed by van den Brink, personal communication, 2017.


Images

6016 (Fragment of Narmer(?) serekh from Tel Ma’ahaz)

Amiran and van den Brink, 2001, p. 37, fig. 3.4

6016 (Fragment of Narmer(?) serekh from Tel Ma’ahaz)

Amiran and van den Brink, 2001, pl. 3.6b (left)

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