Relief fragment inlay with a cartouche

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


Findspot: Egypt, El-Amarna

Dimensions

Height: 13.2 cm (5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.36.100

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

It is unpolished. The arm of the Queen, on which is incised her cartouche, is done in raised relief. The cartouche reads, “Neferneferuaten Nefertiti, may she live forever.”

Provenance

El-Amarna.1891-2 (Petrie); Imp. 114

Credit Line

Gift of University College, London