Sculptor's Trial Piece showing Upper Part of a Figure with Uraeus
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
reign of Akhenaten
ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten), Sculptors' workshops in the town, Petrie/Carter excavations, 1891–92
h. 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.); w. 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)
Rogers Fund, 1922
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
Excavated at Amarna by Petrie and Carter 1891-2. Received by Lord Amherst in the division of finds. Purchased by Joseph Brummer at Sotheby's, London, 1921 (Amherst Sale, lots 851-3). Purchased by the Museum from Joseph Brummer 1922.