Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
late Dynasty 18
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
12 × 6 1/4 × 5 in., 11.5 lb. (30.5 × 15.9 × 12.7 cm, 5.22kg) (show scale)
Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
Archaeological provenance not yet documented, probably from Tell el-Amarna, Egypt, possibly from an Amarna Period temple at Akhmim, Egypt; January 8, 1890, purchased at Akhmim by Charles Edwin Wilbour; 1896, inherited from Charles Edwin Wilbour by Charlotte Beebe Wilbour; 1914, inherited from Charlotte Beebe Wilbour by Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour; 1916, gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour to the Brooklyn Museum.
Fragmentary quartzite torso of Princess Meketaten. Left arm held under breasts. Inscribed plinth at back.
Condition: Head missing. Body and arms chipped. Legs missing.
This item is not on view
Princess Meketaten, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Quartzite, 12 × 6 1/4 × 5 in., 11.5 lb. (30.5 × 15.9 × 12.7 cm, 5.22kg). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.46. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.46_PS9.jpg)
overall, 16.46_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2018
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