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Limestone block with sketch

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Limestone block with sketch


sculptor's model


sculptor's model


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


length 13 cm
width 20 cm


(Eighteenth Dynasty)
New Kingdom


circa 1550 B.C. — 1069 B.C.


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



Accession Number

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

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