Fragment of a polychrome tomb-painting representing the pool in Nebamun's estate garden: date-palms, sycomores and mandrakes hedge the pool which teems with fish and fowl; the goddess of the sycomore, surrounded by her produce, is shown in the top right-hand corner.
- 1350BC (circa)
- Found/Acquired: Tomb of Nebamun
- (Africa,Egypt,Upper Egypt,Tomb of Nebamun (Thebes))
- Height: 64 centimetres (max)
- Width: 73 centimetres (painting only)
PM I Part 2, p. 817;
N. Strudwick, Masterpieces of Ancient Egypt, London 2006, p. 176.
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).
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA67996
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