Fragment of wall plaster



Accession Number
EC227
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 (a): 67mm (b) 118mm | Width (a): 33mm (b) 92mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A decorated fragment of painted wall plaster from Amarna in blue, black, green, cream, and brown paint. This is from the North Riverside Palace. The North Riverside Palace was possibly the principal royal residence at Amarna (Kemp 2006, 284). This piece was published by Fran Weatherhead in 2007.

Bibliography

Fran Weatherhead 2007 'Amarna Palace Paintings' p263, 261 fig.133. Kemp, B. 2006 'Ancient Egypt. Anatomy of A Civilisation' p 284

Wellcome Number
A153982 or A153983
Other Identity
44408 (Day Book 1972 p26 has Amarna Wall plaster in association with numbers 44408 and 15...)
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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