Relief Fragment of Four Rays of the Sun
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
7 1/16 x 4 15/16 x 6 11/16 in. (18 x 12.5 x 17 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
Fragment of sandstone relief depicting four rays of the sun terminating in hands. A detail typical of Tell el Amarna art. The hands are very delicately and nervously portrayed in raised relief. A large amount of the original yellow paint which apparently covered the entire piece still remains.
Condition: The hands are chipped and parts of the surface are weathered.
This item is not on view
Relief Fragment of Four Rays of the Sun, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Sandstone, pigment, 7 1/16 x 4 15/16 x 6 11/16 in. (18 x 12.5 x 17 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.65. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.16.65_view01.jpg)
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