Trial Piece with Head of a Man
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
late Dynasty 18
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
7 11/16 × 5 1/2 × 1 7/16 in. (19.6 × 14 × 3.7 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
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Trial Piece with Head of a Man, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 7 11/16 × 5 1/2 × 1 7/16 in. (19.6 × 14 × 3.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, 36.872. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.36.872_view02.jpg)
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Limestone trial piece with head of a man in low sunk relief. The nose is sharp, the lips very full. The headdress is very simply treated. Traces of red paint around the eye.
Condition: There are minor chips on the surface of the stone but the relief is in good condition.
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