<em>Relief of an Aged Courtier</em>, ca. 1336-1250 B.C.E. Limestone, 5 11/16 x 12 5/16 in. (14.4 x 31.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 47.120.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 47.120.1_SL1.jpg)

Relief of an Aged Courtier

Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1336-1250 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 5 11/16 x 12 5/16 in. (14.4 x 31.3 cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 47.120.1

Image: 47.120.1_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Oblong limestone relief. In sunk relief head and bust of man facing left. Left arm outstretched with hand and forearm frontal, thumb in perspective. Realistic, elderly face with elaborate wig. Vertical bar (support of a canopy?) behind man; remains of hieroglyphs and unidentified object at top edge. Condition: Poor. Entire stone heavily saturated with salts. Some of surface has been lost. Portions of face flaking. All edges very soft. Top edge of relief has been cut in modern times.

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