Fragment of a statue base with a carthouche

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


Findspot: Egypt, Tell el-Amarna

Dimensions

Height x width: 8.5 x 11 cm (3 3/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.36.93

Medium or Technique

Quartzite (Crystalline sandstone)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment with part of the first cartouche of the Aten in its earlier form. It reads, “Live Re Harakhti, rejoicing in the horizon.”

Provenance

Tell el-Amarna, probably from the broad hall of the Great Aten temple (K. Thompson).

Credit Line

Gift of University College, London