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Relief Fragment of Bowing Figures

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Gypsum plaster, pigment
  • Possible Place Collected: Tell el Amarna, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Late XVIII, Amarna Period
    PERIOD New Kingdom, Amarna Period
    DIMENSIONS 6 5/16 x 10 9/16 in. (16 x 26.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Relief Fragment of Bowing Figures, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Gypsum plaster, pigment, 6 5/16 x 10 9/16 in. (16 x 26.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 54.188.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 54.188.5_transpc002.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 54.188.5_transpc002.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Fragment (in two parts) of sunk relief modeled in gypsum plaster. Portions of two registers. Upper register, servants bowing before royal family - ray of the Aten in background. Lower register: four men bowing to the Aten. Background yellow, bodies red and yellow. Condition: Fragile and incomplete. Face of second man from left damaged.
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