Relief of Men Talking
These two men wear costumes and carry clubs that identify them as guards or policemen. They are probably engaged in a spirited discussion, or perhaps an argument. Note how the artist represented them gesturing with their hands, as if each were trying to emphasize his point.
- Medium: Limestone, painted
- Geographical Locations:
- Dates: ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
- Dynasty: late XVIII Dynasty
- Period: New Kingdom, Amarna Period
- Dimensions: 8 1/4 x 11 5/8 in. (21 x 29.5 cm) (show scale)
- Collections:Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
- Museum Location: This item is on view in Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Amarna Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
- Accession Number: 61.195.2
- Credit Line: Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
- Rights Statement: Creative Commons-BY
- Caption: Relief of Men Talking, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Limestone, painted, 8 1/4 x 11 5/8 in. (21 x 29.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund , 61.195.2. Creative Commons-BY
- Record Completeness: Best (84%)