Relief of cornflowers

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


Findspot: Egypt, Tell el-Amarna, Number 34/183

Dimensions

Height x width: 21 x 33 cm (8 1/4 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

39.55

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

A bunch or clump of cornflowers. It is incised. Traces of blue color remain.

Provenance

Findspot Information: El-Amarna, excavations of the Egypt Exploration Society, 1934-35, No. 34/183.
The object was excavated in 1934-35 bv the Egypt Exploration Society at el-Amarna (CoA III: 62, no. 183, pl. LXVII, 6). It went to the Brooklyn Museum. We acquired it in 1939 by exchange from Brooklyn.

Credit Line

Brooklyn Museum