London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE 'AMARNA' RELIEF OF MUSICIANS
REIGN OF AKHENATEN, 1353-1336 B.C.
Comprising a harpist leading two pairs of courtiers
18½ in (47 cm.) long
Formerly in the collection of the late Col. N. R. Colville.
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Cf. J. D. Cooney, Amarna Reliefs from Hermopolis in American Collections, The Brooklyn Museum, New York, 1965, pp. 66-67, no. 42; and Christie's London, 8 April 1998, lot 152 and front cover for a frieze of musicians.
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