Fragment of sandstone



Accession Number
EC216
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Material, Worked material
Period
New Kingdom
Dynasty
Eighteenth Dynasty
Amenhotep IV/Akhenaten to Tutankhamun
Material
Stone/minerals (Limestone)
Provenance
Egypt, Amarna, North Suburb, T36.57
Measurements
Length: 55mm | Width: 29mm | Depth: 12mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

A fragment of hard sandstone shaped like an ear (but not an ear). It is marked 'T.A.30.31 313', and from Amarna. It was donated by the Egypt Exploration Society. This seems to be from a magazine (T36.57) of a house in the North suburb.

Bibliography

See City of Akhenaten II (Pendelbury) p 59.

Other Identity
TA.30–31.313 (excavation number)
Auction Details
https://www.flickr.com/photos/egyptexplorationsociety/16499562492/in/album-72157650748061882/
Previous Owners
The British Museum | Egypt Exploration Society
Acquisition
Gift, Via the British Museum as part of the dispersal of the disposable objects from the excavations of the Egypt Exploration Society (15 Mar 1978)
Last modified: 29 Jul 2022

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