Fragment of a statue base with a cartouche

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


Findspot: Egypt, Tell el-Amarna

Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 16 cm (5 1/8 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.36.99

Medium or Technique

Quatrzite (Crystalline sandstone)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment with parts of two horizontal lines of inscription, including part of the second cartouche of the Aten in its earlier form. Below the larger cartouche is another cartouche that reads, ” Aten, ne —”. The hieroglyphs are incised. It is good work.
1891-2 (Petrie); Imp. 114

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of University College, London