Dancers with Instruments
- 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. 24 cm (9 7/16 in); w. 37.2 cm (14 5/8 in)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Norbert Schimmel, 1985
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This group of women, dressed in gauzy court gowns, are shown dancing in celebration. One of the women beats a tambourine and a man behind the group (at the far right) blows a trumpet.