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Fragmentary relief with two prisoners

Limestone fragment of sunk relief showing the torsos of two prisoners, one with his wrists bound together in a neck-ring. Both figures display the long, gracefully tapered fingers characteristic of the Amarna period.


1979: purchased by the MFA at Sotheby Parke Bernet auction May 19, 1979 (lot no. 278). (Accession Date: June 20, 1979)

Credit Line

Egyptian Special Purchase Fund

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1353–1336 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Stone; Limestone


The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief