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Limestone Relief

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Limestone Relief


wall painting/relief




depicting an image of Ahmose Nefertari, mother of Hatshepsut holding a flower fragment

Production Notes

The wig was re-carved in antiquity to depict the divine vulture and her staff altered to a sceptre

Field Collection

Hatshepsut temple, s.wall of upper court Deir el Bahri Egypt


length 10.5 cm
width 13 cm


Eighteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom


circa 1473 B.C. — 1458 B.C.


bequeathed: Gayer-Anderson, Major R.G. 1943 (Filtered for: Antiquities)


  1. (1995)
    [comments: no.19, p.46]
  2. Mysliwiec, K.
    (1978) Études et Travaux (1978)
    [comments: Pl.I]
  3. Mysliwiec, K.
    (1976) Le portrait royal dans le bas-relief du Nouvel Empire , Warsaw : Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe (1976) Warsaw: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe
    [comments: p.154 pl. XXXVII Fig. 8]

Accession Number

E.GA.3100.1943 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 57530; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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