Bench End-Panel from a shelf support in the Palace of Amenhotep III-Fruit Stand
- New Kingdom
- Dynasty 18
- reign of Amenhotep III
- ca. 1390–1353 B.C.
- From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Malqata, Palace of Amenhotep III, Women's quarters, MMA excavations, 1910–11
- Mud plaster, paint
- Unframed H. 48.9 cm (19 1/4 in), w. 34 cm (13 3/8 in)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1911
- Accession Number:
This painting depicts a basket of fruit balanced on a stand. the vignette decorated the end of a low bench in a room in the palace of Amenhotep III at Malqata. Another fragment of the bench decoration depicts a calf running through a papyrus marsh (see 11.215.453).
For other paintings from the palace, see 12.180.257, 12.180.258 and 20.2.2.