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Sandstone Statue


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Title/s

Sandstone Statue

Category

figure

Name

statue

Description

Representing Akhenaten, with the exaggerated features that are typical of the early years of his reign. Lower part of face.

Field Collection

temple of Aten Karnak Egypt

Dimensions

height width

Period

Eighteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom

Date

circa 1550 B.C. — 1295 B.C.

Provenance

bequeathed: Gayer-Anderson 1943 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. Porter, Bertha
    Moss, Rosalind
    Burney, Ethel W.
    Topographical bibliography of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic texts, reliefs and paintings. Vol.2, Theban temples [page: 254]
    [comments: 2nd edition]
  2. Manniche, L.
    Akhenatens kolosser i Karnak [page: 12]
    Source title: Papyrus (2007)
    [comments: and figure 11]

Material/s

sandstone

Accession Number

E.GA.4516.1943 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 58967; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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