About this object

Fragment of releif carving, published as part of a stela. Inscribed with a column of hieroglyphs. Inscribed in hieroglyphs: "dj anx Dt r..." (gives life forever...)

Marked by the excavator in black ink 22/283.
From the Maru-aten, SP II.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Architecture
  • 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
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date collected
    1922
  • Measurements
    103 mm x 65 mm x 20 mm
  • Related people
    East Anglia Egyptian Society (Previous owner); Egypt Exploration Society (Collector, previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (Previous owner)

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Publications

  • The City of Akhenaten I

    Peet, Thomas Eric

    Author: Peet, Thomas Eric
    Publisher: Egypt Exploration Society
    Date: 1933
    Description: Publication of the Egypt Exploration Society excavations carried out at Tell el Amarna between 1921 and 1936.

Events

  • Egyptian Writing (School Loan)

    Start date: 1970-01-27
    End date: 1970-01-27
    Description: The museum created a travelling exhibition consisiting of 8 artefacts and display material for a showcase illustrating the topic of writing in ancient Egypt. The group was arranged in a showcase and was loaned to Joseph Williams Primary School, Gateacre, Merseyside, between 27 January - 27 February 1970.

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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