Relief of a procession of warriors

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign on Amenhotep III
1390–1352 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 9 x 18.7 cm (3 9/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1523

Medium or Technique

Limestone

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment soft, reddish limestone must derive from the tomb of an important military official, possibly Khaemhat. It depicts a procession of warriors bearing shields and bowing in honor of the tomb owner.

Provenance

By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames.
(Accession date: August 3, 1911.)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames