AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE RELIEF
New Kingdom, Dynasty XIX, 1307-1196 B.C.
Sculpted in sunk relief in two registers, the upper preserving the legs and feet of two figures, one female, the lower with an official with shaven pate and festive attire, behind him a sistrum-playing gaily attired woman, their hands raised in adoration before a shrine inscribed for Anubis, the god only partially preserved, with five columns of hieroglyphic text above naming the overseer of the Queen's estate, Aji, and his wife
12½ in. (31.8 cm) high