Talatat: bowing woman
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten
Findspot: Egypt, Hermopolis, originally from el-Amarna
Height x width x depth: 23 x 53 x 3.5 cm (9 1/16 x 20 7/8 x 1 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)
A woman kneels in prostration in the wake of the king.
Hermopolis (originally from el-Amarna). Excavated by the Deutschen Hermopolis-Expedition between 1929 and 1939 (Roeder, Amarna Reliefs, no. PC 45); 1962: given to the MFA by the Schimmel Foundation, New York, May 9, 1962.
Gift of Schimmel Foundation, in honor of William Stevenson Smith