Skip Navigation

Relief, offering scene

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone, painted
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS
DATES ca. 1353–1336 B.C.E.
DYNASTY late XVIII Dynasty
PERIOD New Kingdom, Amarna Period
DIMENSIONS 9 3/16 x 20 1/2 in. (23.4 x 52 cm)  (show scale)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 60.197.1
CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
You may download and use Brooklyn Museum images of this three-dimensional work in accordance with a Creative Commons license. Fair use, as understood under the United States Copyright Act, may also apply.

Please include caption information from this page and credit the Brooklyn Museum. If you need a high resolution file, please contact reproductions@brooklynmuseum.org (charges apply).

For further information about copyright, we recommend resources at the United States Library of Congress, Cornell University, Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums, and Copyright Watch.

For more information about the Museum's rights project, including how rights types are assigned, please see our blog posts on copyright.

If you have any information regarding this work and rights to it, please contact copyright@brooklynmuseum.org.
CAPTION Relief, offering scene, ca. 1353–1336 B.C.E. Limestone, painted, 9 3/16 x 20 1/2 in. (23.4 x 52 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 60.197.1. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, CUR.60.179_negE_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
"CUR" at the beginning of an image file name means that the image was created by a curatorial staff member. These study images may be digital point-and-shoot photographs, when we don\'t yet have high-quality studio photography, or they may be scans of older negatives, slides, or photographic prints, providing historical documentation of the object.
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Limestone relief. In sunk relief, Akhenaten and Nefertiti facing left before incense stands supporting formal bunch of lotus flowers. King wears short, pleated skirt with unusually long flaring strands; both arms were raised. Queen's right arm raised, the left pendant by her side with finely drawn hand. Only central portions of the bodies are preserved. Condition: Scattered chips. Surface of garments worn by water? Gash along abdominal area of queen. Only remains of ancient paint are on crevice outlining abdomen of king and adjacent edge of skirt, on queen's navel, and upper buttock.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (78%)
Not every record you will find here is complete. More information is available for some works than for others, and some entries have been updated more recently. Records are frequently reviewed and revised, and we welcome any additional information you might have.