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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 XXV (probably)
    PERIOD Saite Period
    DIMENSIONS 3 13/16 x 5 1/2 in. (9.7 x 14 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 86.226.5
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc.
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    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
    IMAGE overall, CUR.86.226.5_negA_print_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    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.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (79%)
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