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Relief of Head

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone
DATES ca. 1352-1356 B.C.E.
DYNASTY late XVIII Dynasty
PERIOD New Kingdom, Amarna Period, with forged surface
DIMENSIONS 7 13/16 x 5 13/16 x 1 11/16 in. (19.8 x 14.8 x 4.3 cm)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Albert Gallatin
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CAPTION Relief of Head, ca. 1352-1356 B.C.E. Limestone, 7 13/16 x 5 13/16 x 1 11/16 in. (19.8 x 14.8 x 4.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Albert Gallatin, 49.147. Creative Commons-BY
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Oblong limestone sunk relief of head of Akhenaten facing right wearing 'Blue Crown.' Portion of upper torso and right arm preserved. A few Aten rays preserved. No inscription. Condition: Bad. Stone very porous and worn. Surface extensively damaged.
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