Fragment of a Parapet
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Amarna Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
ca. 1347-1340 B.C.E.
late Dynasty 18
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
17 x 5 1/2 x 16 3/4 in. (43.2 x 14 x 42.5 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Fragment of a Parapet, ca. 1347-1340 B.C.E. Limestone, 17 x 5 1/2 x 16 3/4 in. (43.2 x 14 x 42.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 41.82. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.41.82.jpg)
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Fragment of the upper part of a large free standing stela in fine, hard limestone. Obverse, in sunk relief at right, Amenophis IV and Nefertiti (at left) worshipping the aten. Three columns of hieroglyphics above. Reverse, duplicate scene with different details.
Condition: Greatly mutilated. Portions missing and numerous chips.
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