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
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.