Sculptor's trial piece with face of King Akhenaten

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


Findspot: Egypt, el-Amarna, Number 238

Dimensions

Height x Length: 12 x 13.7 cm (4 3/4 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

36.95

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Fine limestone trial piece. It is a sunk relief face of King Akhenaten. It is delicate work. It is slightly weathered. No color remains.

Provenance

From el-Amarna, 1934-5, No. 238. Gift of Egypt Exploration Society through Mrs. Gaston Smith & Group

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Society by subscription