Talatat: attendants with sunshades

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten
1353–1336 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 23.8 x 53.6 x 6 cm (9 3/8 x 21 1/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1971.295

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile

Stretcher from a talatat with attendants with sun-shades welcoming a chariot, with the groom holding the horses; to the left, a temple pylon.

Provenance

From El-Amarna, found at Hermopolis. By 1971, with Heinz Herzer, Munich; September 15, 1971, purchased from Herzer by MFA.

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund