In Berlin’s Neues Museum, Akhenaten’s bust bears the scars of upheavals ancient and modern. Smashed by the king’s successors in the century B., it was also damaged as a result of being moved during World War II.
Falcon-headed crocodile This statue combines attributes of two great hunters—the keen-eyed falcon and the mighty Nile crocodile. Late Period, BCE From Mansoora Indurated limestone The Egyptian Museum, Cairo
BCE During the reign of Amunhotep III, light blue was the most common color in the artist's palette, a color perfected by the Egyptians; detail of a marsh scene with leaping goats. Egyptian terracotta vase and paint, 11 x 6 in.