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Tomb Relief Fragment

Unknownca. 670-650 B.C.E.

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum

Fragment of limestone tomb relief preserving portions of two registers from agricultural scene. Upper register, two girls seated opposite each other, one extracting thorn from foot of other. Lower register, between two trees - a woman seated on stool holding a child in sling; before her a stand with bowl of fruit which she touches with right hand. At upper left - portion of a storage jar (?). Fine quality. Companion piece of 49.17 and 49.18.Condition: Edges fragile and only faint traces of color remain.

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Details

  • Title: Tomb Relief Fragment
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: ca. 670-650 B.C.E.
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Rights: Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
  • External Link: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/3518/Tomb_Relief_Fragment
  • Medium: Limestone
  • Place found: Thebes, Egypt
  • Period: late Third Intermediate Period-early Late Period
  • Dynasty: late XXV Dynasty-early XXVI Dynasty
  • Dimensions: 9 7/16 x 11 5/16 in. (23.9 x 28.7 cm)
  • Collection: Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
  • Accession number: 48.74

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