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Sculptor's Trial Piece showing the lower part of a face and on the reverse separate facial features

Period:
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Akhenaten
Date:
ca. 1352–1336 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten), Sculptors' workshops in the town, Petrie/Carter excavations, 1891–92
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
h. 10 cm ( 3 15/16 in.); w. 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
22.2.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
Excavated at Amarna by Petrie and Carter 1891-2. Received by Lord Amherst in the division of finds. Purchased by Joseph Brummer at Sotheby's, London, 1921 (Amherst Sale, lots 851-3). Purchased by the Museum from Joseph Brummer 1922.

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