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Relief with cartouches of Akhenaten, the Aten and Kiya

New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty 18
reign of Akhenaten
ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
From Egypt; Probably originally from Amarna (Akhetaten); Probably from Middle Egypt, Hermopolis (Ashmunein; Khemenu)
Limestone, paint (mostly modern)
h. 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in); w. 44.5 cm (17 1/2 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan P. Rosen, 1991
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 131
Donated by Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan P. Rosen, New York, 1991. The relief is understood to have been previously with Jack Ogden, London. Published by Rainer Hanke, Amarna Reliefs aus Hermopolis, Neue Veröffentlichungen und Studien (1978), no. 4, among a group of pieces on the art market before 1957.

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