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Relief of Nefertiti

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: Amarna Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
MEDIUM Gray and pink granite
  • Place Made: Tell el-Amarna, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY late Dynasty 18
    PERIOD New Kingdom, Amarna Period
    DIMENSIONS 4 13/16 x 2 3/8 x 1 15/16 in. (12.2 x 6 x 5 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Amarna Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
    EXHIBITIONS
    ACCESSION NUMBER 16.64
    CREDIT LINE 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
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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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