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Talatat: Relief of Akhenaten

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Talatat block. Sandstone fragment of relief from larger scene (joining portions in Munich & Luxor) depicting the jubilee festival of King Akhenaten; this block shows a right-facing Akhenaten (wearing the red crown of Lower Egypt) with the rays of the sun-disk extending down from above; behind him...

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Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund

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

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Height x length: 17.5 x 52.5 cm (6 7/8 x 20 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Roof, Tile