Talatat: princess offering unguent
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten
Findspot: Egypt, Hermopolis; Object Place: Egypt, el-Amarna (Akhetaten)
Height x width x depth: 23 x 27 x 3.7 cm (9 1/16 x 10 5/8 x 1 7/16 in.)
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Header from a talatat carved in relief with the head of a princess holding a jar of unguent behind Queen Nefertiti.
From el-Amarna, found at Hermopolis (Roeder, Amarna Reliefs, pl. 180, no. PC 68). By 1971: with Heinz Herzer, Munich; purchased by the MFA from Heinz Herzer, September 15 1971.
Charles Amos Cummings Fund