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Talatat Depicting a Male with a Shaven Head

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Sandstone, painted
DATES ca. 1378 - 1373 B.C.E.
PERIOD New Kingdom, Amarna Period
DIMENSIONS 8 1/8 x 8 1/16 in. (20.7 x 20.4 cm)  (show scale)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Milton Girod Mallon in memory of Paul and Marguerite Mallon
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CAPTION Talatat Depicting a Male with a Shaven Head, ca. 1378 - 1373 B.C.E. Sandstone, painted, 8 1/8 x 8 1/16 in. (20.7 x 20.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Milton Girod Mallon in memory of Paul and Marguerite Mallon, 80.8. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, CUR.80.8_NegL886_8_print_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION One irregularly shaped fragment of relief of the talatat type depicting a male with shaven head, facing left, bending or bowing with one arm extending outward toward a second male figure. Condition: The sandstone relief is set into plaster into a frame. There are traces of red paint on the skin and white paint or plaster on the background. Two deep chips are missing from the relief.
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Talatat Depicting a Male with a Shaven Head