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Aton Disk Inlay

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
MEDIUM Faience
  • Possible Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1339-1329 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY XVIII Dynasty (probably)
    PERIOD New Kingdom, Amarna Period
    DIMENSIONS Diam. 2 5/16 in. (5.8 cm)  (show scale)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 16.339
    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
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    CAPTION Aton Disk Inlay, ca. 1339-1329 B.C.E. Faience, Diam. 2 5/16 in. (5.8 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, 16.339. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.16.339_erg456.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 9/5/2007
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Terra cotta red faience Sun Disk with uraeus raised relief at base. Probably an inlay from a relief showing the Aten. Condition: Chipped at edges. Otherwise good..
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (72%)
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