<em>Figured Ostracon with Head of Akhenaten</em>, ca. 1352–1336 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 4 11/16 x 5 5/8 x 1 in. (11.9 x 14.3 x 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, 36.876. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 36.876_SL3.jpg)

Figured Ostracon with Head of Akhenaten

Medium: Limestone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1352–1336 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 4 11/16 x 5 5/8 x 1 in. (11.9 x 14.3 x 2.5 cm)


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

Accession Number: 36.876

Image: 36.876_SL3.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Limestone trial piece with ink sketch of the head of Akhenaten and to the right a clenched hand. The king wears the elongated crown with royal uraeus. His features include the usual long skull, very full lips and receding forehead. . Condition: A large fragment has been glued in place at the top of the piece. A small chip is missing at the thumb. The upper part of the drawing of the crown is very faint.

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