Egyptian Relief Of A Woman & Child

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Liana Miate
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published on 01 June 2017
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Limestone relief carving of a woman and a child. Late 18th Dynasty, about 1350-1330 BCE. Found in El-Amarna, Egypt. The British Museum, (photo taken at The Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia)

This relief might have a sculptor's preparatory sketch for a large wall carving. The woman is most likely not an elite woman since they are rarely depicted as pregnant or nursing babies.

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Liana Miate
Liana is the Social Media Editor for Ancient History Encyclopedia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in ancient Greece, Rome & Late Antiquity. She is particularly passionate about Rome and Greece, and anything to do with mythology or women.

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