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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".


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


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


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief