About this object

Fragment of a limestone statue with two roughly carved cartouches that are hard to read, perhaps carved onto the body of a royal figure. There are traces of pigment: yellow stripes and red and blue within the thickness.

Accompanying presentation box has printed on the inside; Tel el Amarna, upper Egypt, Excavated by WM Flinders Petrie 1892, exhibited at 4, Oxford Mansion, Oxford Circus, W, 19 Sept to 15 Oct.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Art
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date made
    1352 BC - 1336 BC (Dynasty 18: Reign of Akhenaten) about
  • Materials
    Limestone
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Major W F Dixon Nuttall, 1961
  • Collector
    William Frank Dixon-Nuttall
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date collected
    1892
  • Measurements
    8.5 mm x 7 mm x 2 mm
  • Related people
Object view = Humanities
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