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Sunk Relief of Ramessesemperre

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone, pigment
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1279–1213 B.C.E. or ca. 1213–1204 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 19
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 15 3/16 x 3 9/16 x 23 5/8 in. (38.5 x 9 x 60 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Oblong, limestone, sunk relief of Ramessesemperre, Fan-bearer on the right of the king, kneeling before small table of offerings worshipping the cow-headed Hathor, seated at right. Six columns of inscriptions. Condition: General condition good. Entire surface worn. Minor chips. Brown stains on man's body probably remains of paint. Remains of blue pigment in hieroglyphs and on Hathor's body.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Sunk Relief of Ramessesemperre, ca. 1279–1213 B.C.E. or ca. 1213–1204 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 15 3/16 x 3 9/16 x 23 5/8 in. (38.5 x 9 x 60 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 35.1315. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 35.1315_view2_PS9.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 35.1315_view2_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2016
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