Fragment of wall plaster



Accession Number
W800
Current Location
Cardiff University, C/O Phil Parkes
Object Type
Architecture, Architectural element, Wall, Surface plaster
Period
New Kingdom
Dynasty
Eighteenth Dynasty
Material
Plaster
Provenance
Egypt, Amarna, North Riverside Palace
Measurements
Height: 150mm | Width: 60mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A section of decorated painted wall plaster from Amarna. It was excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society and is from the North Riverside Palace at Amarna. It shows a frieze of lotus flowers and grapes. It was published by Fran Weatherhead in 2007 (p225, fig.120).

Bibliography

Fran Weatherhead 2007 'Amarna Palace Paintings' p225 fig.120.

Wellcome Number
A153983
Other Identity
44408 (Day Book 1972 p26 has wall plaster 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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