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Fragmentary Relief

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1400 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY late Dynasty 18 to early Dynasty 19
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 9 1/4 x 11 1/4 x 2 5/16 in. (23.5 x 28.5 x 5.8 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Frederica Tchacos
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION One limestone relief with two registers partially preserved. Above, in sunk relief are representations of three figures, perhaps dancing, preserved from the feet to their lower abdomens. It is suggested that this may be jubilation scene greeting the return of the master. Below, floral motifs. All in sunk relief. Condition: The surface is pitted; the floral motifs in the second register almost invisible.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Fragmentary Relief, ca. 1400 B.C.E. Limestone, 9 1/4 x 11 1/4 x 2 5/16 in. (23.5 x 28.5 x 5.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Frederica Tchacos, 77.192. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 77.192_negA_bw_IMLS.jpg)
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