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Object Number: E1007E
Current Location: Amarna
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
El-Amarna
Period: Eighteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom
Date Made: 1372-1354 BC
Early Date: -1372
Late Date: -1354
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Alabaster
Iconography:Woman
Legs
Height: 26.5cm
Width: 27cm
Depth: 7cm
Credit Line:Purchased from William Flinders Petrie, 1893
Other NumberES837 - Original Number

Description

Fragment of a relief, lower part of a female.The royal woman wears a sheer pleated linen gown. Traces of a base or a platform under her feet indicate that the figure may have been a statue in a shrine. The curved lines are characteristic of the more naturalistic style artists used during the later parts of the Amarna period.


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: 145, fig 132View Objects cited in this Publication

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