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Sunk Relief of Ramessesemperrre

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone, traces of paint
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1279–1213 B.C.E. or ca. 1213–1204 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY XIX Dynasty, late in the Reign of Ramesses II or Merneptah
    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)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 35.1315
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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    CAPTION Sunk Relief of Ramessesemperrre, ca. 1279–1213 B.C.E. or ca. 1213–1204 B.C.E. Limestone, traces of paint, 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
    IMAGE overall, CUR.35.1315.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Oblong, limestone, sunk relief of Ramseesemperre, 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.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (72%)
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