• Image of "Aten" original artwork
  • Image of "Aten" original artwork
  • Image of "Aten" original artwork
  • Image of "Aten" original artwork
  • Image of "Aten" original artwork

"The world came into being by thy hand, 
According as thou hast made them. 
When thou hast risen they live, 
When thou settest they die. 
Thou art lifetime thy own self, 
For one lives (only) through thee.
Eyes are (fixed) on beauty until thou settest.
All work is laid aside when thou settest in the west.
(But) when (thou) risest (again), 
[Everything is] made to flourish for the king,... 
Since thou didst found the earth 
And raise them up for thy son, 
Who came forth from thy body"

- excerpt from "The great hymn to the Aten" Translated by John A. Wilson

Hand carved Macassare ebony on veneered birdseye maple with brass details. Framed in wenge.

All woods sourced from reclaimed timber and carpenters off-cuts.

Brass details from vintage stock (sourced in Birmingham) and recycled metal, made and stamped by local women in Cuernavaca, Mexico.

Total size - 17.5 x 52.5 x 4.5 cm (7 x 21 x 1.75 inches approx)

Signed and dated on reverse.

Ready to hang.

Certificate of Authenticity included.

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