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Limestone block with sketch


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Title/s

Limestone block with sketch

Category

sculptor's model

Name

sculptor's model

Description

sculptors trial piece, forepart of an ox, black ink, red grid.

Production Notes

Reliefs were first sketched and then carved. Here, a bull has been sketched in red and black ink and the grid is still visible behind.

Field Collection

El-Amarna Egypt

Dimensions

length 13 cm
width 20 cm

Period

(Eighteenth Dynasty)
New Kingdom

Date

circa 1550 B.C. — 1069 B.C.

Provenance

given: G.D. Hornblower 1939 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Material/s

limestone

Accession Number

E.589.1939 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 54299; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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