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Ancient Art

Amarna relief

1349–1336 B.C.

Limestone with red pigment

22.5 × 54 × 7.5 cm (8 7/8 × 21 1/4 × 2 15/16in.)
Gift of William K. Simpson, B.A. 1947, M.A. 1948, Ph.D. 1954, in honor of his father Hon. Kenneth I. Simpson, B.A.1917
2005.82.1
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Egyptian, Amarna
Period: 
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

From Hermopolis, originally from el-Amarna

Sotheby's New York, sale December 10, 1999, lot. 220 ("From a Midwestern Collection")

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006): 216.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.