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 XVIII Dynasty
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
4 13/16 x 2 3/8 x 1 15/16 in. (12.2 x 6 x 5 cm) (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
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Relief of Nefertiti, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Gray and pink granite, 4 13/16 x 2 3/8 x 1 15/16 in. (12.2 x 6 x 5 cm). 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, 16.64. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.64_wwg7.jpg)
installation, West Wing gallery 7 installation, CUR.16.64_wwg7.jpg
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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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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