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Relief fragment

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White sandstone block with sunk relief fragment. It is the figure of a kneeling man. Traces of red remain on the arm and leg. There is yellow paint on the background. The figure has a fat belly, characteristic of the shape human figures took during the reign of Akhenaton.

Provenance

From el-Amarna, 1934-5, No. 62. Gift of Egypt Exploration Society through Mrs. Gaston Smith & Group

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Society by subscription

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

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x Length: 23 x 26.5 cm (9 1/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

36.91

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief