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Relief with temple interior and head

Period:
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Akhenaten
Date:
ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Probably from Middle Egypt, Hermopolis (Ashmunein; Khemenu); Probably originally from Amarna (Akhetaten)
Medium:
Limestone, paint (mostly modern)
Dimensions:
h. 21.6 cm (8 1/'2 in); w. 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan P. Rosen, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.237.80
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. 38, among a group of pieces on the art market before 1957.

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