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Relief with man carrying a joint of meat

New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty 18
reign of Akhenaten
ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
From Egypt; Probably originally from Amarna (Akhetaten); Probably from Middle Egypt, Hermopolis (Ashmunein; Khemenu)
Limestone, paint (mostly modern)
h. 22.8 cm (9 in); w. 20.3 cm (8 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. 190 PC (Private Collection) 132

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