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Relief Fragment of a Man

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone
  • Place Excavated: Tell el-Amarna, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 18
    PERIOD New Kingdom, Amarna Period
    DIMENSIONS 1 3/16 x 2 15/16 in. (3 x 7.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Relief Fragment of a Man, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Limestone, 1 3/16 x 2 15/16 in. (3 x 7.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, 36.966. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.36.966_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.36.966_NegA_print_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small limestone flake with head of a man holding his hand to his face in low relief. He appears to be holding an unidentified object to his mouth. Condition: Traces of red paint on the face and hand, surface somewhat weathered.
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