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Relief Sculpture from Africa and Egypt

Sculpture, Relief, Africa (including Egypt)

Works of Art (34)

Akhenaten Sacrificing a Duck, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (1985.328.2)
Arch with Running Vines, Leaves, and Fruit, 500–600, Byzantine; Said to be from the Monastery of Apa Apollo, Bawit, Egypt, Limestone (29.9.2a-v)
Archers (detail), Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reigns of Khufu to Khafre, ca. 2551–2494 B.C., Egyptian; Excavated at Lisht, reused in the pyramid of Amenemhat I, probably originally from Giza, Painted limestone (22.1.23)
Block from a relief depicting a battle, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, possibly the reign of Amenhotep II, ca. 1427–1400 B.C., From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, el-Asasif, Temple of Ramesses IV, foundation (reused), MMA 1912–1913, Sandstone, paint (13.180.21)
A Field of Barley, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1349–1336 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone with remains of paint (1985.328.24)
Foreigners in a Procession, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, ca. 1353–1336 B.C., From Egypt, Middle Egypt, el-Amarna probably; Hermopolis possibly, Limestone, paint (1985.328.13)
Fragmentary seal impression from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Nile mud (09.184.260)

Fragmentary impression of the necropolis seal from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Black mud (09.184.261)

Seal impression attached to a fiber tie from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Mud, fiber (09.184.262)
Funerary Stela with Architectural Frame, 500–700, Byzantine; Probably from Armant, Egypt, Limestone with red, green, and black paint (36.2.6)
Magical stela, Late Period, Dynasty 30, reign of Nectanebo II, ca. 360–343 B.C., Egyptian, Greywacke (50.85)
Panel with horse heads, Fatimid period, 11th century, Egypt, Wood (teak), carved (11.205.2)
Panel, probably 13th century, Egypt or Syria, Carved wood with traces of pigments and gilt (30.112.3)
Plaque: Portuguese with Manillas, 15th–19th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Brass, iron (1991.17.13)
Plaque: Warrior and Attendants, 16th–17th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, Court of Benin, Brass (1990.332)
Relief of Apries, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Apries, ca. 589–570 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (09.183.1a)
Relief of Haremhab, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Haremhab, ca. 1323–1295 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (66.99.44)
Relief of King Amenemhat I, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, ca. 1981–1952 B.C., Egyptian, Painted limestone (08.200.5)
Relief of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II (detail), Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11, reign of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II, ca. 2051–2000 B.C., Egyptian; From the king's temple at Deir el-Bahri in western Thebes, Painted limestone (07.230.2)
Relief of Queen Kiya, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, ca. 1352–1340 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (1985.328.8)
Relief of Queen Nefertiti, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, ca. 1352–1336 B.C., Egyptian, Sandstone (61.117)
Relief of Ramesses I, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, ca. 1295–1294 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone, Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1911 (11.155.3a)
Relief of Ramesses II, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, ca. 1279–1273 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (05.4.256)
Relief of Ramesses IX, New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, reign of Ramesses IX, ca. 1126–1108 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (59.51a,b)
Relief of Senwosret I, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret I, ca. 1961–1917 B.C., Egyptian, Painted limestone (14.3.6)
Relief of Thutmose I, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose I, ca. 1504–1492 B.C., Egyptian, Color facsimile by Nina deGaris Davies (1925), Rogers Fund, 1930 (30.4.137)
Relief of Thutmose III, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III, ca. 1479–1425 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (26.7.1399)
Reliefs from the Tomb of Nes-peka-shuty, Late Period, early Dynasty 26, late reign of Psamtik I, ca. 656–610 B.C., Egyptian; Deir el-Bahri, western Thebes, Limestone (23.3.468)
A Royal Hand, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1349–1336 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone, traces of paint (1985.328.1)
Sculptor's model of the head of Akhenaten, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1349–1336 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (66.99.40)
Stela of Mentuwoser, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, year 17, reign of Senwosret I, ca. 1944 B.C., From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Abydos (Umm el-Qaab, Tell el-Manshiya, others), Limestone, paint (12.184)
Stele of King Intef II, First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 11, reign of Intef II, ca. 2108–2059 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (13.182.3)
Stele of Shabaqo, Late Period, Dynasty 25, reign of Shabaqo, ca. 712–698 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (55.144.6)
Stele of Shebitqo, Late Period, Dynasty 25, ca. 707–690 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (65.45)
Two Princesses, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1349–1336 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone with remains of paint (1985.328.6)
Votive stela of Userhat, New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18, ca. 1353–1323 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Temple of Nebhepetre Mentuhotep, Deir el-Bahri, EES excavations, 1905, Limestone, paint (05.4.2)