Relief of male head

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


Findspot: Egypt, Tell el-Amarna, No. 440

Dimensions

Length: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Limestone “trial piece”. A relief with a male head facing left. It is a sunk relief. The head is incised. There are traces of black on the hair.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Tell el Amarna, 1935-6, No. 440
Gift of Egypt Exploration Society through the Hon. Robert Bass

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Society by subscription