Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Special Exhibitions, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
Limestone, paint, gold leaf
ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
late XVIII Dynasty
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
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Amarna King, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Limestone, paint, gold leaf, 8 3/8 x 1 7/8 in. (21.3 x 4.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, 29.34. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 29.34_threequarter_SL1.jpg)
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Standing limestone statuette of a king, probably Akhenaten, wearing the Blue Crown.
Hands at side. Uraeus, necklace and kilt overlaid with gold leaf. Flesh painted red; no inscription.
Condition: Head broken off at neck and replaced. Figure restored in Oxford from ankles down. Paint chipped. Otherwise good.
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