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Talatat: attendants with sunshades

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Stretcher from a talatat with attendants with sun-shades welcoming a chariot, with the groom holding the horses; to the left, a temple pylon.


El-Amarna, found at Hermopolis (Roeder, Amarna Reliefs, pl. 189, no. PC 111). Purchased from Heinz Herzer, Munich, September 15, 1971.

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1353–1336 B.C.


Height x width x depth: 23.8 x 53.6 x 6 cm (9 3/8 x 21 1/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief