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Relief legs of king and figure of princess

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Limestone fragment from a decorated column. It shows the legs of a king with the figure of a princess behind. The princess is facing the left. It is in sunk relief. There is no color. It is in bad condition from salt.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Tell el Amarna 1935-6, Broad Hall No.72 Gift of 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.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Width: 33.5 cm (13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.5

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief