<em>Building Scene</em>, ca. 1352-1347 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 8 3/8 x 10 5/8 x 1 7/16 in. (21.2 x 27 x 3.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 61.195.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 61.195.1_SL1.jpg)

Building Scene

Medium: Limestone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1352-1347 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 8 3/8 x 10 5/8 x 1 7/16 in. (21.2 x 27 x 3.6 cm)


Museum Location: Amarna Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 61.195.1

Image: 61.195.1_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Fragment of limestone relief with remains of two registers. On upper register in raised relief, legs of two men (soldiers?) running to right. Lower register also in raised relief. Man with bag on shoulders in a doorway; probably the first in a row of bearers, some of which in a row on another block in the same group of reliefs. Joins Brooklyn 86.132. Condition: Very incomplete. Upper register badly eroded. Scattered remains of original red paint on all bodies, particularly orange-red on face of man.

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