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Stele fragment with sun rays

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It is carved in sunk relief. The obverse shows a royal head, the face of which is destroyed. Part of an upper arm and shoulder also remain. The reverse shows sun-rays extending in six bands.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Tell-el-Amarna, Season 1936, No. 52

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Society by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Amarna period, Dynasty 18, reign of, 1349–1335 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 16 x 9.2 cm (6 5/16 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.660

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Stele