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Relief: E.16.1950

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Current Location: Gallery 20

Description

A fragment of granite, inscribed on two faces, with an image of the sun disk and a probable offering scene on one side and part of an image of one of the daughters of Akhenaten on the other. The inscriptions include cartouches containing the dogmatic names of the Aten, Akhenaten and Nefertiti.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.34 m

Find spot

  • el-'Amarna

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950) by family of F. W. Green

Dating

Amarna period
Eighteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom
-1353 BC - -1335 BC

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Materials used in production

Granite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.16.1950
Primary reference Number: 62042
Oldadmincategory: SS
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 19 July 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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