About this object

Fragment from the arm of a statue carved from indurated limestone and inscribed with the early writing of the Aten's name in a cartouche, beside another cartouche that has seemingly been defaced.

Marked by the excavator in black ink T.A. 31.32 495.
From area P.43.2, the Priests' Quarters etc in the Central City.

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 the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date collected
    1931
  • Measurements
  • Related people
    Egypt Exploration Society (Collector, previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum (Previous owner)

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