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Sculptor's Trial Piece

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone
  • Place Made: Tell el Amarna
  • DYNASTY XVIII Dynasty
    PERIOD New Kingdom, Amarna Period
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 35.1998
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small limestone sculptor's trial piece: at the bottom, four registers of "t" signs, above which are five feather signs. The latter are partly carved and partly still marked out in red ink; traces of red paint on almost all of the "t" signs.
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