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Talatat: palace scene featuring the window of appearances

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Limestone talatat showing the Window of Appearances, a pillared portico, and an entrance gate. With mount.

Provenance

From Hermopolis (originally from el-Amarna). Excavated by the Deutschen Hermopolis-Expedition between 1929 and 1939 (Roeder, Amarna Reliefs, no. 127); by 1963: with Jean Vinchon & Cie.; purchased by the MFA from Jean Vinchon & Cie., March 20, 1963.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

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

Object Place for Label

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Hermopolis, originally from el-Amarna, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 23.8 x 52.9 x 3.3 cm (9 3/8 x 20 13/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.427

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief