- 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
- H. 22.8 cm (9 in); w. 54 cm (21 1/4 in)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Norbert Schimmel, 1985
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In this fragment, three officials, bowing at the waist, hold curious sticks with frayed ends. The parted lips of the figure at the left suggest that he is talking or chanting. The two preserved faces both show signs of aging. These men are probably minor actors in a royal or religious scene.