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Object Number: E647
Current Location: Amarna
Currently On Display
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
Height: 15cm
Width: 16cm
Depth: 2.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from William Flinders Petrie, 1893
Other NumberES647 - Original Number

Description

Cast of head of Akhenaten. Artists made casts of clay trial sculptures in order to correct them before making the final art work.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun (12 Nov 2006)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

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

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