One of many stele that marked the perimeter of Akhetaten, this frament shows Nefertiti worshipping the Aten, followed by her two eldest daughters. Both daughters hold sistra.
From el-Amarna (boundary stela S). By 1932: with Jacob Hirsch (purchased in Paris); by 1941: Joseph Brummer Gallery, New York; by 1979: Ernest Brummer collection; 1979: sold at auction by Galerie Koller and Spink & Son (The Ernest Brummer Collection, Vol. II, Sale Catalogue for Zurich Sale October 16-19, 1979, lot # 509); by 1992: with Noele and Ronald Mele, New York; 1992: purchased by the MFA from Noele and Ronald Mele.
Marilyn M. Simpson Fund