Fragment of a sunk relief: heads of female attendants
Considered to be from the Royal Tomb of Akhenaten at El-Amarna.
Part of a lot sold at public auction in Paris during the Second World War.
Purchased by Robert and Lisa Sainsbury from Ernst Ascher, Paris in 1949.
Donated to the Sainsbury Centre, University of East Anglia in 1973 as part of the original gift.
Not on display
Title/Description: Fragment of a sunk relief: heads of female attendants
Born: 1370 c. BC
Object Type: Relief
Measurements: h. 140 x w. 133 x d. 28 mm
Accession Number: 311
Historic Period: Dynasty XVIII (c. 1370 BC), 13th Century BC
Credit Line: Donated by Robert and Lisa Sainsbury, 1973