Back pillar fragment (?), Aten and Akhenaten named

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), Great Temple of the Aten, pit outside southern wall, Petrie/Carter excavations, 1891–92
Medium: Indurated limestone
Dimensions: H. 11.2 x W. 14.2 x D. 12.7 cm; side edge of b.p. 4.5 cm before harrowing with border on either side of about 1.3 (p.l) -1.5(p.r.) cm to create a b.p. about 10 cm total width at its beginning (whole thing inclines so as to narrow toward statue)
Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1957
Accession Number: 57.180.9

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