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Fragment from Relief of a Nobleman

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURE Egyptian
MEDIUM Limestone
  • Possible Place Collected: Thebes, Asasif, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 760–656 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY late Dynasty 25 (probably)
    PERIOD Third Intermediate Period, Saite Period
    DIMENSIONS 3 13/16 x 5 1/2 in. (9.7 x 14 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc.
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Fragment of limestone relief. In raised relief, head of man facing right, wearing striated wig. At extreme right, portion of column of hieroglyphs in raised relief seemingly recording name of man. Inscription is too incomplete to be read. Condition: Assembled from several fragments. Nose chipped. No trace of paint.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Egyptian. Fragment from Relief of a Nobleman, ca. 760–656 B.C.E. Limestone, 3 13/16 x 5 1/2 in. (9.7 x 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.226.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.226.5_NegA_SL1.jpg)
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