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Head of official from a scene

New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty 18
reign of Akhenaten
ca. 1352–1336 B.C.
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten), Petrie/Carter excavations, 1891–92
Yellow quartzite, pigment
H. 10.7 × W. 11.2 × D. 5.7 cm (4 3/16 × 4 7/16 × 2 1/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Edward S. Harkness, 1921
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
Excavated at Amarna by Petrie and Carter 1891–92. Received by Lord Amherst in the division of finds. Purchased by the Museum at Sotheby's, London (Amherst sale), 1921.

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