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Relief Representation of Men with Horses

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Sandstone
  • Possible Place Made: Karnak, Egypt
  • DATES 1300–1200 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 19
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 9 1/4 x 18 13/16 x 1 5/8 in. (23.5 x 47.8 x 4.2 cm)  (show scale)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 86.226.31
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc.
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Portion of a sunk relief, in sandstone, showing two men standing on either side of a horse (or two overlapping horses), whose head and neck rises up before them. The man in the near side of the horse holds the horses’ bridle. Condition: Male figures are, with the exception of the tops of their heads, preserved from just above the waist up. The ears and tips of the horse’s nose are missing. Numerous chips over the surface; surface worn and pitted. Incrustation and perhaps the remains of gesso in the hollow.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Relief Representation of Men with Horses, 1300–1200 B.C.E. Sandstone, 9 1/4 x 18 13/16 x 1 5/8 in. (23.5 x 47.8 x 4.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.226.31. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.86.226.31_negL_514_21_bw.jpg)
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