Two bowing courtiers behind Nefertiti
- New Kingdom, Amarna Period
- Dynasty 18
- reign of Akhenaten
- ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
- From Egypt; Probably from Middle Egypt, Hermopolis (Ashmunein; Khemenu); Probably originally from Amarna (Akhetaten)
- Limestone, paint
- H. 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in); w. 54 cm (21 1/4 in)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Norbert Schimmel, 1985
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This block preserves part of an offering scene. The large figure to the right can be identified as a woman by the garment. The size suggests Nefertiti. The smaller figures to the left are two bowing male and two standing females who may be two of the queen's daughters.