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Relief of cornflowers

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A bunch or clump of cornflowers. It is incised. Traces of blue color remain.

Provenance

Findspot Information: El-Amarna, excavations of the Egypt Exploration Society, 1934-35, No. 34/183. The object was excavated in 1934-35 bv the Egypt Exploration Society at el-Amarna (CoA III: 62, no. 183, pl. LXVII, 6). It went to the Brooklyn Museum. We acquired it in 1939 by exchange from Brooklyn. The object may travel on loan without any risk to the museum.

Credit Line

Brooklyn Museum

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1349–1336 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 21 x 33 cm (8 1/4 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

39.55

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief