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tomb-painting

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    EA37980

  • Description

    Fragment of a polychrome tomb-painting depicting four estate workers bringing produce, barley, vegetables, a young deer and hares, from the fields.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1350BC (circa)
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 41 centimetres (max)
  • Curator's comments

    Published: PM I Part 2, p. 817.
    Full publication: R. Parkinson, The Painted Tomb-Chapel of Nebamun: Masterpieces of Ancient Egyptian Art in the British Museum (London: British Museum Press 2008).
    A. Middleton and K. Uprichard (ed.), The Nebamun Wall paintings: Conservation, Scientific Analysis and Display at the British Museum (London: Archetype 2008).

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  • Location

    On display: G61/dc2/sE

  • Condition

    good (incomplete)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1821

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number

    EA37980

  • Registration number

    .37980

  • Additional IDs

    • ES.174

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