Fragment of a statue base with a cartouche
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten
Findspot: Egypt, Tell el-Amarna
Height x width: 13 x 16 cm (5 1/8 x 6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Quatrzite (Crystalline sandstone)
Not On View
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
Tell el-Amarna, probably from the broad hall of the Great Aten temple (K. Thompson).
Gift of University College, London