Fragmentary relief of Nefertiti offering

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


Findspot: Egypt, Tell el-Amarna

Dimensions

Height x width: 18.7 x 15.2cm (7 3/8 x 6in.)

Accession Number

37.3

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

Part of a sunk relief figure of Queen Nefertiti facing the R. Three hands of the Aten disc are above her.
(37.6 probably from same stele).

Provenance

From el-Amarna. 1936, excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society in the Broad Hall of the Great Palace (excavation no. 35/280); given to the EEF by the government of Egypt; given to MFA through the Hon. Robert Bass.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Society by subscription