Egyptian. <em>Sunk Relief of a Man</em>, ca. 670–650 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 6 5/8 x 7 in. (16.8 x 17.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.226.8. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.86.226.8_wwg8.jpg)

Sunk Relief of a Man


Medium: Limestone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 670–650 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 6 5/8 x 7 in. (16.8 x 17.8 cm)


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


Accession Number: 86.226.8

Image: CUR.86.226.8_wwg8.jpg,West Wing gallery 8 installation

Catalogue Description:
Painted limestone sunk relief. Head and torso of a man facing left holding long taper in left hand. Curled wig, plain necklaces and sash across torso. Probably an attendant. Condition: Mounted on metal back and set into composition frame. Several cracks run through relief. Right side extensively broken and chipped. Background yellow, flesh areas red.

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