Sandstone Relief dating to the Amarna Period

Culture: Egyptian
Period: New Kingdom, 18th dynasty, early period of Akhenaten’s reign, 1353-1345 B.C.
Material: Sandstone
Dimensions: 13.6 cm x 18.1 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 1175
Provenance: Private collection Lester Wolfe (1897-1983), USA. Thence Sotheby’s auction New York of 1 March 1984, lot 151. Last in an American private collection.
Condition: Fragment with color remains.
Description: Fragment of a sandstone relief of the early period of Akhenaten’s reign, depicting five overlapping heads facing to the left. The servants have the distinctive Amarna-style elliptical eyes, as well as prominent noses. Intensive color remains are preserved. Mounted.