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Trial piece: face of King Akhenaton

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Fine limestone trial piece. It is a sunk relief face of King Akhenaton. It is delicate work. It is slightly weathered. No color remains.

Provenance

From el-Amarna, 1934-5, No. 238. Gift of Egypt Exploration Society through Mrs. Gaston Smith & Group

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Society by subscription

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

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x Length: 12 x 13.7 cm (4 3/4 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

36.95

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief