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Relief of Akhenaten, probably from a parapet

New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty 18
Reign of Akhenaten
ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
From Egypt
Red quartzite
H. 23.3 × W. 14 × Th. 7.7 cm (9 3/16 × 5 1/2 × 3 1/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Fletcher Fund and The Guide Foundation Inc. Gift, 1966
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
Albert Gallatin Collection, purchased by the Museum in 1966. Purchased by the collector from Maurice Nahman, Cairo, 1939.

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