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Relief fragment with the head of a princess

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Limestone fragment, sunk relief head of a Princess, facing L., with end of column of hieroglyphs above. Remains of color. / Limestone fragment with head of princess from Tell el Amarna.


From Tell el-Amarna, Broad Hall, no. 264. 1935-36: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society; 1937: given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Society through the Hon. Robert Bass.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Society by subscription

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


Height (of worked face): 18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief