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Relief with foreign musicians

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 (mostly modern)
h. 22.8 cm (9 in); w. 25.4 cm (10 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift and Louis V. Bell Fund, 1991
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 131
Purchased from Atlantis Antiquities Ltd., 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. 179 and 208 PC (Private Collection) 66 and 251, subsequently joined.

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