Relief Fragment of Akhenaten
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
Very narrow limestone fragment with only a very minute portion of the face preserved. On this is the entire face, neck and shoulders of a very fine, though minute portrait of Akhenaton. Directly in front of his face is an ankh which was apparently held in the hand of one of the sun's rays, the upper portion of the head is missing.
Condition: Preserved portion is in good condition, remainder entirely chipped.
This item is not on view
Relief Fragment of Akhenaten, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Limestone, 9/16 x 3 1/8 in. (1.4 x 7.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, 36.964. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.36.964_view1.jpg)
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