<em>Relief of the Royal Ka</em>, 381-343 B.C.E. or 186-145 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 9 13/16 x 14 x 1 3/4 in. (25 x 35.5 x 4.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 67.69.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (Gavin Ashworth,er), 67.69.2_Gavin_Ashworth_photograph.jpg)

Relief of the Royal Ka

Medium: Limestone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:381-343 B.C.E. or 186-145 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 9 13/16 x 14 x 1 3/4 in. (25 x 35.5 x 4.5 cm)


Museum Location: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 67.69.2

Image: 67.69.2_Gavin_Ashworth_photograph.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Fragmentary limestone slab with sunk relief representation of a king's bust, wearing an anedjty crown, on a standard pole with streamers; bearded. On the right sa sign and fillet bandelet ending in uraeus with white crown. On the left head of Horus hawk with part of red crown, probably originally mounting a serekh and the royal ka. Much color left: crown, yellow and red, the same as royal bust. Traces of color in other parts of the relief. Condition: Lower edge probably ancient; all other sides fragmentary. Piece much discolored and somewhat chipped.

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