Relief fragment

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Limestone relief fragment with the remains of a face and hair. The hair is finely carved with a series of echeloned curls. Only the eyebrow, which is painted black, is preserved on the face. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society at Amarna during the 1934–35 season. The fragment was found in the buildings south-west of the Great Palace (O.42.2). Donated by Irmela Stevens in 2021.


Pendlebury, J. D. S. 1951. The city of Akhenaten. Part III: The central city and the official quarters. The excavations at Tell el-Amarna during the season 1926–1927 and 1931–1936, 2 vols. Memoir of the Egypt Exploration Society 44. London: Egypt Exploration Society. [p. 82, pl. LXXI. 11]

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