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Relief Fragment of Two Men in Profile

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone, pigment
  • Place Excavated: Tell el-Amarna, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 18
    PERIOD New Kingdom, Amarna Period
    DIMENSIONS 1 15/16 x 2 1/4 in. (4.9 x 5.7 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small limestone flake with the heads and shoulders of two men in low relief. Above their heads is the base of a register containing hieroglyphs. The workmanship is good although it is very small. Condition: Faint traces of red paint on one headdress, left side of relief missing.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Relief Fragment of Two Men in Profile, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 1 15/16 x 2 1/4 in. (4.9 x 5.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, 36.962. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.36.962_negA_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.36.962_negA_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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