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Relief Fragments Depicting a Court Scene

Period:
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Akhenaten
Date:
ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Probably from Middle Egypt, Hermopolis (Ashmunein; Khemenu); Probably originally from Amarna (Akhetaten)
Medium:
Limestone, paint
Dimensions:
H. 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in); w. 53.3 cm (21 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Norbert Schimmel, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.328.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 121
At the left of this block, the elbow of a royal figure and the curved back of a throne are visible. The royal figure is seated beneath a kiosk or pavilion, one pillar of which is visible, decorated with birds and plants. At the right is a woman, probably one of the princesses, stands behind the kiosk.
Norbert Schimmel Collection, by 1964, published and exhibited frequently from that time. Donated to the Museum by Mr. Schimmel, 1985.

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