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Relief of Sandaled Feet of a Royal Woman

Unknown1352-1332 B.C.

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn, New York City, United States

Limestone relief. In raised relief, facing right the sandaled feet of a royal figure, most probably female. Feet correctly drawn with all toes of the near foot indicated. In the background, the folds of a transparent linen dress. Figure was life size. Compare Leyden relief from tomb of Horemheb of king and queen on balcony.Condition: Relief broken vertically through center. Original paint in crevice on back of right leg, on base of right foot, and all along toes of same foot; also on ankle of right foot, sandal strap and along edges of foot. Scattered remains of dress show it too was red. Lower right corner broken.

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