Egyptian. <em>Men from a Scene of Music and Games</em>, ca. 670-650 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 4 1/8 x 8 15/16 x 1 in. (10.4 x 22.7 x 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 83.160. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.83.160_wwg8.jpg)

Men from a Scene of Music and Games


Medium: Limestone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 670-650 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 4 1/8 x 8 15/16 x 1 in. (10.4 x 22.7 x 2.5 cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 83.160

Image: CUR.83.160_wwg8.jpg,West Wing gallery 8 installation

Catalogue Description:
One painted limestone relief depicting two male figures with different coiffures and an accompanying text in hieroglyphs. At the top, traces of a second register with the feet of a bovine. Condition: The edges are cracked and there are some piece missing from the extreme right hand edge. The object has numerous hairline fissures which do not seem to go through the entire block.

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