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Relief Representation of Goatherd with Goat and Trees

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone
  • Reportedly From: Tell el Amarna, Egypt
  • DATES 1350-1333 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY late XVIII Dynasty
    PERIOD New Kingdom, Amarna Period
    DIMENSIONS 8 11/16 x 17 1/8 x 2 13/16 in. (22 x 43.5 x 7.2 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 86.226.30
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc.
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Relief Representation of Goatherd with Goat and Trees, 1350-1333 B.C.E. Limestone, 8 11/16 x 17 1/8 x 2 13/16 in. (22 x 43.5 x 7.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.226.30. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 86.226.30_transp2866.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Limestone slab decorated with a sunk relief representation of a bearded man (goatherd), a goat and two trees. The relief may once have decorated the end of a wall because there is a projection surface at the right end of the slab. Condition: Man's lower legs, lowest part of three of the goat's feet, the goat's nose and the tops of the trees are not preserved. Front of man's face damaged. Large chip in field.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Best (82%)
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