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Fragment of Relief

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURE Egyptian
MEDIUM Sandstone, pigment
  • Place Excavated: Tell el-Amarna, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1352–1336 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY late Dynasty 18
    PERIOD New Kingdom, Amarna Period
    DIMENSIONS 9 7/16 x 4 1/8 x 7 1/2 in. (24 x 10.5 x 19 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Fragment of sandstone relief. Portions of the head of three foreigners facing right. At left Nubian, in center a Hittite (?). Condition: Preserved portion in good condition. Faces retain most of the original paint which is now orange-red. Excellent workmanship.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Egyptian. Fragment of Relief, ca. 1352–1336 B.C.E. Sandstone, pigment, 9 7/16 x 4 1/8 x 7 1/2 in. (24 x 10.5 x 19 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, 35.2003. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.35.2003_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.35.2003_NegA_print_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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