Fragment of wall plaster



Accession Number
EC224
Current Location
Cardiff University, C/O Phil Parkes
Object Type
Architecture, Architectural decoration, Wall painting
Period
New Kingdom
Dynasty
Eighteenth Dynasty
Material
Plaster
Provenance
Egypt, Amarna, North Riverside Palace
Measurements
Height: 55mm | Width: 45mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A fragment of decorated painted wall plaster from Amarna. This is from the North Riverside Palace. The North Riverside Palace was possibly the principal royal residence at Amarna (Kemp 2006, 284). It was published by Fran Weatherhead in 2007 (p262, 264, fig.133).

Bibliography

Kemp, B. 2006 'Ancient Egypt. Anatomy of A Civilisation' p 284)). Published by Fran Weatherhead 2007 'Amarna Palace Paintings' p264 and 262 fig.133. Fran Weatherhead 2007 'Amarna Palace Paintings' p264 and 262 fig.133.

Wellcome Number
A153982 or A153983
Other Identity
44408 (Day Book 1972 p26 has wall plaster from Amarna in association with 15...and 44...)
Previous Owners
Egypt Exploration Society | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 04 Nov 2021

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