<em>Queen Ahmose, Mother of Hatshepsut</em>, ca. 1478-1458 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 5 × 9 × 1 1/4 in., 1.5 lb. (12.7 × 22.9 × 3.2 cm, 0.68kg). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift in memory of Arthur W. Clement, 57.76.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 57.76.2_PS9.jpg)

Queen Ahmose, Mother of Hatshepsut

Medium: Limestone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1478-1458 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 5 × 9 × 1 1/4 in., 1.5 lb. (12.7 × 22.9 × 3.2 cm, 0.68kg)


Museum Location: Amarna Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 57.76.2

Image: 57.76.2_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Fragment of limestone relief. Head of Queen Ahmose facing right wearing the vulture headdress the entire surface of which is covered with triangular incisions. Only lower portion of head is preserved from base of eye to upper part of neck. Flesh yellow, remains of blue pigment on wig; background white. Condition: Incomplete. Assembled from at least two fragments.

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