Exhibitions/ Art Object

Relief of Haremhab

Period:
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Haremhab
Date:
ca. 1323–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Medina, Bruyère excavations 1935-1940
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H. 25.5 cm (10 1/16 in); w. 26.6 cm (10 1/2 in); th. 2 cm (13/16 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Fletcher Fund and The Guide Foundation Inc. Gift, 1966
Accession Number:
66.99.44
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
Originally dedicated by a private individual as a votive offering, this stela probably depicted Haremhab presenting papyrus umbels to one or more deities. The accompanying inscription reads "May the protection of [all] life [be behind him forever]."
Formerly Albert Gallatin Collection (purchased at Spinks, London, 1952). Previously with Tano, Cairo, and with Koutoulakis and Segradakis. Gallatin Collection purchased by the Metropolitan Museum from Mr. Gallatin's estate, 1966.

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