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Unidentified Queen

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone, pigment
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1352–1336 B.C.E. or slightly later
    DYNASTY late Dynasty 18
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 4 5/16 x 7/16 in. (11 x 1.1 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION White limestone sunk relief fragment with the figure of a queen facing left, a broad collar held in her raised left hand. She wears a diaphanous pleated garment, earplugs, tripartite wig with two uraei, each surmounted by horns and sun-disk. top her head a diadem of uraei with horns, plumes and sun-disk with double uraei on front. A fragmentary incised line near the upper left corner. Traces of blue, brown and red pigment and traces of gilt on the plumes. Condition: Nicks over the surface. Top, bottom, and l. side rough, r. edge smooth. Portion of surface missing from lower r. top surface.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Unidentified Queen, ca. 1352–1336 B.C.E. or slightly later. Limestone, pigment, 4 5/16 x 7/16 in. (11 x 1.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 73.67.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.73.67.2_wwg7.jpg)
    IMAGE installation, West Wing gallery 7 installation, CUR.73.67.2_wwg7.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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