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Object Number:
E647
Current Location:
Amarna
Provenience:
Egypt
El-Amarna
Locus:
rubble left by sculpters
Period:
Eighteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom
Date Made:
1539-1292 BC
Early Date:
-1540
Late Date:
-1291
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Plaster
Iconography:
Akhenaten
Description:
Cast of head of Akhenaten. Artists made casts of clay trial sculptures in order to correct them before making the final art work.
Height:
15cm
Width:
16cm
Depth:
2.5cm
Credit Line:
Excavated by William Flinders Petrie
Other Number:
ES647   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun (12 Nov 2006)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Silverman, David P., et al. 2006. Akhenaten and Tutankhamun Revolution and Restoration. : Page/Fig./Plate: 113, fig. 99
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