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Relief with cartouches of Aten

Period:
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Akhenaten
Date:
ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Probably originally from Amarna (Akhetaten); Probably from Middle Egypt, Hermopolis (Ashmunein; Khemenu)
Medium:
Limestone, paint (mostly modern)
Dimensions:
h. 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in); w. 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan P. Rosen, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.237.17
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 131
Donated by Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan P. Rosen, New York, 1991. The relief is understood to have been previously with Jack Ogden, London. Previously published by G. Roeder, Amarna-Reliefs aus Hermopolis (1969), pl. 196 PC (Private Collection) 175.

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