Relief of Nefertiti
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Amarna Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
Gray and pink granite
ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
late Dynasty 18
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
4 13/16 x 2 3/8 x 1 15/16 in. (12.2 x 6 x 5 cm)
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
Small fragment of sunk relief in granite. At right, head of Nefertiti worshipping the Aten, whose rays descend from the left. Possibly a detail form a sarcophagus.
Condition: Preserved portion in good condition.
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