Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Sculptor's Trial Piece showing a Profile Face

Period:
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Akhenaten
Date:
ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten), King's House at Amarna, Pit south of the pond, EES excavations, 1931–32
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
h. 10 cm (3 15/16 in.); w. 10 cm (3 15/16 in.); d. 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. John Hubbard and Egypt Exploration Society, 1932
Accession Number:
32.5.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society at Amarna, 1931-32. Allotted to the EES by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds. GIven to the Metropolitan Museum of Art by subscription of Mrs. John Hubbard.

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