Talatat: column with ducks
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten
Findspot: Egypt, Hermopolis; Object Place: Egypt, el-Amarna (Akhetaten)
Height x width x depth: 22.5 x 53 x 3 cm (8 7/8 x 20 7/8 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)
Talatat depicting an Amarna kiosk, in which ducks are suspended by their tails from the top of a column supporting the kiosk.
From Hermopolis (originally from el-Amarna). Excavated by the Deutschen Hermopolis-Expedition between 1929 and 1939 (Roeder, Amarna Reliefs, no. 125); by 1962: with Michel Abemayor; 1962: purchased by the MFA from Michel Abemayor, April 11, 1962.
Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund