An Egyptian Amarna period cartouche
Lot 37
An Egyptian blue glazed composition cartouche of Aten
Sold for £2,640 (US$ 4,434) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An Egyptian blue glazed composition cartouche of Aten
Amarna period, circa 1353-1336 B.C. (years 6-9)
The cartouche bearing the first part of the name of the Aten, 'Living Ra-Horakhty rejoicing in the horizon', 20mm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    German private collection circa 1960s, near Hamburg.

    Literature:
    For a plaque showing both the early cartouches that form the complete name of Aten cf. R Freed, Y Markowitz, S D'Auria, Pharaohs of the Sun, Verona 1999, p. 232, no. 93.
Activities