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Talatat: bowing woman

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A woman kneels in prostration in the wake of the king.

Provenance

Hermopolis (originally from el-Amarna). Excavated by the Deutschen Hermopolis-Expedition between 1929 and 1939 (Roeder, Amarna Reliefs, no. PC 45); 1962: given to the MFA by the Schimmel Foundation, New York, May 9, 1962.

Credit Line

Gift of Schimmel Foundation, in honor of William Stevenson Smith

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

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Hermopolis, originally from el-Amarna, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 23 x 53 x 3.5 cm (9 1/16 x 20 7/8 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

62.501

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief