miércoles, 10 de diciembre de 2014

A fragment of a relief.

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.

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