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Fragment with Relief of Figure of a Queen

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone, painted
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. or slightly later
    DYNASTY late XVIII Dynasty
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 4 5/16 x 7/16 in. (11 x 1.1 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 73.67.2
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Fragment with Relief of Figure of a Queen, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. or slightly later. Limestone, painted, 4 5/16 x 7/16 in. (11 x 1.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 73.67.2. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE installation, West Wing gallery 7 installation, CUR.73.67.2_wwg7.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION White limestone sunk relief fragment with the figure of a queen facing left, a broad collar held in her raised left hand. She wears a diaphanous pleated garment, earplugs, tripartite wig with two uraei, each surmounted by horns and sun-disk. top her head a diadem of uraei with horns, plumes and sun-disk with double uraei on front. A fragmentary incised line near the upper left corner. Traces of blue, brown and red pigment and traces of gilt on the plumes. Condition: Nicks over the surface. Top, bottom, and l. side rough, r. edge smooth. Portion of surface missing from lower r. top surface.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Best (80%)
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