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Relief

Description

Sculptor's model relief in limestone carved with the head of King Akhenaten shown in profile facing right: Ancient Egyptian, Middle Egypt, probably Amarna, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, reign of Akhenaten, c.1353-1336 BC

Museum reference

A.1969.377

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Relief

Production information

Unknown
Amarna, Middle Egypt, Egypt, Northern Africa

Date

c. 1353 - 1336 BC

Style / Culture

Amarna Period, 18th Dynasty, New Kingdom, Ancient Egyptian

Materials

Limestone

Collection place(s)

Amarna, Middle Egypt, Egypt, Northern Africa

Associations

Depicted: Akhenaten

Exhibitions

  • Ancient Egypt Rediscovered (08 Feb 2019)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Egyptian Gallery, 2003 - 2008 (2003 - 2008)
    Royal Scottish Museum

  • Ancient Egypt (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

References

Aldred, C., 'Akhenaten & Nefertiti', 1973, Cat Nos 6, 12.

Freed, E.F., Markowitz, Y.J., D'Auria, S.H., (eds.) 'Pharaohs of the Sun: Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Tutankhamun', (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts) 1999, p.219, cat.52

On display

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