Sculptor's Trial Piece showing the lower part of a face and on the reverse separate facial features
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
reign of Akhenaten
ca. 1352–1336 B.C.
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten), Sculptors' workshops in the town, Petrie/Carter excavations, 1891–92
h. 10 cm ( 3 15/16 in.); w. 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)
Rogers Fund, 1922
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.