Mai and His Wife, Urel
Date ca. 1375 BCE
Movement Egyptian | New Kingdom | 18th Dynasty
Provenance Tomb of Ramose, Thebes, Egypt
Housed at The British Museum, London
Though the relief is shallow, the artist has done an exquisite job of producing finely detailed textures. While the composite postures and embracing pose date back to the Old Kingdom, New Kingdom motifs influence the couple’s naturalistic profiles.