Talatat: River scene with royal barges and tow boats
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten
Height x width x depth: 22.5 x 51.5 x 5.3 cm (8 7/8 x 20 1/4 x 2 1/16 in.)
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Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)
Limestone talatat depicting two towboats, each carrying a kiosk that contains a sphinx trampling enemies.
From el-Amarna but found at Hermopolis. June 27, 1974: Basel sale: Muenzen und Medaillen A. G., Werke aegyptischer Kunst, Auktion 49, no. 24; by 1989: with Charles Ede, London; 1989: purchased by the MFA from Charles Ede, October 26, 1989.
(Accession Date: April 28, 1989)
Florence E. and Horace L. Mayer Fund