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Relief of adoration of the king

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Limestone relief depicting the Overseer of Works worshipping Akhenaten as the "living Aten".

Provenance

Probably from Tell el-Amarna. By 1962: with J.J. Klejman; purchased by the MFA from J. J. Klejman, December 12, 1962.

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund

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

Object Place

probably from el-Amarna (Akhetaten), Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 26.3 x 24.6 x 3.2 cm (10 3/8 x 9 11/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

62.1168

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief