Fragment of wall plaster



Accession Number
W799
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: 92mm | Width: 77mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A fragment of decorated painted wall plaster from Amarna depicting part of a lotus flower. This is from the North Riverside Palace. The North Riverside Palace was possibly the principal royal residence at Amarna (Kemp 2006, 284). The fragment was published by Fran Weatherhead in 2007.

Bibliography

Kemp, B. 2006 'Ancient Egypt. Anatomy of A Civilisation' p 284). Published by Fran Weatherhead 2007 'Amarna Palace Paintings' p263.

Wellcome Number
153983
Other Identity
44408 (Day Book 1978 p 26 has Wall plaster in association with 44....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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