Head of Nefertiti from boundary stele
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten
Findspot: Egypt, El-Amarna, Boundary Stele P
Height: 17.6 cm (6 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fragment from Boundary Stele P at El-Amarna. It is the face and arm of Nefertiti in sunk relief. She is adoring the sun disk. The surface is worn and pitted.
El-Amarna, Boundary Stele P (1). Gift of N. de G. Davies to Dr. Reisner and through him to the Museum. (Accession date: February 1, 1933.)
(1) Cf. Davies, Rock Tombs of El Amarna, V, pp. 25-26 .
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition