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Fragment of Relief

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone, pigment
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY late Dynasty 18 to early Dynasty 19
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 36 15/16 x 14 9/16 in. (93.8 x 37 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Fragment of Relief, ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 36 15/16 x 14 9/16 in. (93.8 x 37 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1501E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1501E_NegA_glass_bw_SL4.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 37.1501E_NegA_glass_bw_SL4.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Fragment of bottom right side of a limestone stela; three registers. Figures facing right. Top; feet of a standing female in a long garment. Middle; a phalanx of three gods. Each has a long tripartite wig, divine beard, plain kilt, tail, and holds an ankh sign and a was scepter. Above them three vertical columns of inscription. Bottom; Osiris seated on a throne, holding a was scepter, wearing a feathered crown. Behind him Isis, before him an offering table.
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