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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.

Provenance

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.

Dimensions

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.)

Accession Number

1971.295

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief