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Relief of a Bowing Courtier

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone, pigment
DATES ca. 1345–1330 B.C.E.
DYNASTY Dynasty 18
PERIOD New Kingdom, Amarna Period
DIMENSIONS 8 1/4 x 15 1/4 x 1 7/8 in. (21 x 38.8 x 4.8 cm)  (show scale)
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc.
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION White limestone slab with deeply carved representation of a bowing courtier in sunk relief in front of whom are the remains of a column of inscription. The text shows traces of blue paint whereas the figure is painted red. The front plane of the slab curves concavely. Condition: Broken on right and lower edges; chipped all around; slightly damaged in various places.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Relief of a Bowing Courtier, ca. 1345–1330 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 8 1/4 x 15 1/4 x 1 7/8 in. (21 x 38.8 x 4.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.226.26. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.226.26_negA_bw_IMLS.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 86.226.26_negA_bw_IMLS.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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