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Inlay of sidelock of youth

Fragment of youthful side-lock, finely detailed, deep blue glaze; for inlaying in a statue?

Provenance

From Tell el Amarna,1891-2 (Petrie); Gift of University College, London.

Credit Line

Gift of University College, London

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1352–1336 B.C.

Findspot

Amarna, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 3 x 1.5 cm (13/16 x 1 3/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.36.27a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture