The Wilbour Plaque

Unknownca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. or slightly later

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn, New York City, United States

Sunk relief heads of Akhenaten and Nefertiti. Probably made as a model for sculptors. Circular suspension hole at top.Traces of red paint on faces and crowns.


  • Title: The Wilbour Plaque
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. or slightly later
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Rights: Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
  • External Link: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/3134/The_Wilbour_Plaque
  • Medium: Limestone
  • Period: New Kingdom, Amarna Period
  • Dynasty: late XVIII Dynasty
  • Dimensions: 6 3/16 x 8 11/16 x 1 5/8 in. (15.7 x 22.1 x 4.1 cm)
  • Collection: Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
  • Accession number: 16.48

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