jueves, 24 de abril de 2014

Amarna 3

Vase, or possible an ornament in the shape of a bunch of grapes. Country of Origin:Ancient Egypt Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Late 18th Dynasty, possibly Amarna period, 1353 - 1335 BC. Material: H-12.6 cm. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Private Collection, New York



Amarna style reliefs from the time of Amenhotep IV (better known as Akhenaten) depicting a charioteer.Detail of charioteer and his shade. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egypt. Date/Period: 18th Dynasty 1350-1334. Place of Origin: Karnak. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ . Location: 76.




Limestone column relief fragment showing the feet of Nefertiti, who is wearing sandals and a floor length pleated garment. The distinct representation of the left and right feet was a characteristic of the Amarna period used exclusively for members of the royal family. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 18th dynasty, Amarna period. Place of Origin: Tell El-Amarna, 1352-1336 BC. Material Size: limestone, h = 23 cms, l = 47 cms. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Christie's, London . Location: 72.

Amarna 2

The boundary stele of Akhenaten, marked Stele A by Finders Petrie, it was erected to mark the inclusion of the area to Akhenaten's new capital Amarna. Detail. Culture: Ancient Egyptian Date/Period: In use from the 19th Dynasty until Ptolemaic times, c.1295 - 100 BC. Place of Origin: Tuna el-Gebel. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive. Location: 34B.


The boundary stele of Akhenaten, marked Stele A by Finders Petrie, it was erected to mark the inclusion of the area to Akhenaten's new capital Amarna. Detail of the king and his family offering to the god Aten. Culture: Ancient Egyptian Date/Period: In use from the 19th Dynasty until Ptolemaic times, c.1295 - 100 BC. Place of Origin: Tuna el-Gebel. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive. Location: 34B.



 The boundary stele of Akhenaten, marked Stele A by Finders Petrie, it was erected to mark the inclusion of the area to Akhenaten's new capital Amarna. Detail. Culture: Ancient Egyptian Date/Period: In use from the 19th Dynasty until Ptolemaic times, c.1295 - 100 BC. Place of Origin: Tuna el-Gebel. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive. Location: 34B.

Amarna

Fragment of an Amarna head. It is thought to represent princess Kia, a concubine of Akhenaton's and possibly the mother of his successor Smenkhkare. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Amarna period c. 1373 - 1357 BC. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Cairo. Location: 48.


Fragment of an Amarna head. It is thought to represent princess Kia, a concubine of Akhenaton's and possibly the mother of his successor Smenkhkare. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Amarna period c. 1373 - 1357 BC. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Cairo. Location: 48. 



domingo, 20 de abril de 2014

relieve: las uvas de Amarna

fragment of a relief. A grape vine. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 18th dynasty c.1352-1336 BC. Place of Origin: Amarna period. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Schimmel Collection, New York . Location: 72.

sábado, 19 de abril de 2014

relieves de Amarna

A fragment of a relief. Court musicians. During the Amarna period the need for speedy erection of new temples for Aten led to the use of smaller, now called talatat, blocks of stone, which were easier to transport and carve. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 18th dynasty c.1345 BC. Place of Origin: El Amarna & reused at El Ashmunein. Material Size: Sunk relief in limestone 53x21 cm. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Schimmel Collection, New York . Location: 72.

 An Amarna relief showing a figure carrying an offering vessel. Inv. No. E8192 Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 18th dynasty Amarna period. Place of Origin: Hermopolis. Material Size: h = 23.4 cm l = 53.2 cm. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Musee Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels. Location: 72.

Amarna

A fragment of a relief. A procession. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 18th dynasty c.1352-1336 BC. Place of Origin: Amarna period. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Schimmel Collection, New York . Location: 72.

Fragment of a sunk relief showing scribes rendering accounts. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 18th dynasty c.1352-1336 BC. Place of Origin: Amarna period. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Detroit Institute of Art . Location: 72.


A fragment of a relief. The hand of King Akhenaten dropping unguent on the offerings to Aten. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 18th dynasty c.1352-1336 BC. Place of Origin: Amarna period. Material Size: 23.5cms H 27.5cms W. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Schimmel Collection, New York . Location: 72. 


jueves, 17 de abril de 2014

Hathor

Divine cow of Hathor at the Temple of Thutmosis III in Deir el-Bahary, found by Henry Edouard Naville in 1906, inscribed for Amenophis II (son of Thutmosis III.), Amenophis is represented 2 times: in front of the cow and as young boy nursing on the right side