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Fragment from the Palace of Apries

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek



Description of object


Choice of methods

Visual examination

  • Macroscopic

Technical imaging

  • UV
  • VIL


Bagh, T. (2011). ‘Finds from W.M.F. Petrie’s Excavations in Egypt in the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek’ in Meddelelser fra Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. No. 13 Copenhagen: 37-43

M. Jørgensen, Catalogue Egypt IV Late Egyptian Sculpture 1080 BC-AD 400. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek (Copenhagen 2009) cat. no. 27.4. p. 94-95

  • ÆIN 1055
  • Fragment
  • 26th dyn. 589-568 BC
  • Egypt: Late Period
  • Limestone
  • W. M. F. Petrie’s excavations at the north end of Memphis unearthed in 1909 remains of the royal palace of Apries. That same year the Glyptotek in Copenhagen received a number of painted limestone relief fragments belonging to the Palace.
  • H 5.4 cm, W 10.8 cm, D 2.5 cm

Selected photos

  • _in1055_t
  • _in1055_uv_t
  • _in1055_vil_t

  • Canon EOS 5D Mark II
  • Harloux 8x18
  • Tiffen 2A
  • Adobe Photoshop C53 and Lightroom 2.7