Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Fragment of a Stone Chest with Aten's Cartouches

Period:
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Akhenaten
Date:
ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten); Probably from Royal Valley
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
h. 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in); w. 5.2 cm (2 1/16 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1905
Accession Number:
05.3.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
From a rubbish heap at Amarna, 1898. Formerly Ward Collection. Donated to the Museum by J. Pierpont Morgan, 1905.

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