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Fragmentary relief with two prisoners

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten
1353–1336 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 17.8 x 35.6 cm (7 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

1979.285

Medium or Technique

Stone; Limestone

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Limestone fragment of sunk relief showing the torsos of two prisoners, one with his wrists bound together in a neck-ring. Both figures display the long, gracefully tapered fingers characteristic of the Amarna period.

Provenance

1979: purchased by the MFA at Sotheby Parke Bernet auction May 19, 1979 (lot no. 278).
(Accession Date: June 20, 1979)

Credit Line

Egyptian Special Purchase Fund