Statue Fragment card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Statue Fragment


Currently not on display


Part of kilt belt with second early cartouche of the Aten, carved from indurated limestone. There are ridges running along both sides of the piece representing pleats of clothing. There is trace of the end of another cartouche. From the Desert Altars excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society in 1931–2. Marked by the excavator in black ink T.219. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 153574: "FRAGMENT Limestone. Showing a cartouche. 4¼" x 4". Egyptian. (T. 219). Egyptian Exploration Society, Tell-Amarna, 1931-1932".