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tomb-painting

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    EA37994

  • Description

    Rectangular fragment of a polychrome tomb-painting representing Ahmose-Nefertari standing among foliage with cartouche above.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 45 centimetres (visable object)
    • Width: 20.8 centimetres (visable object)
    • Height: 53.2 centimetres (modern surround)
    • Width: 28.7 centimetres (modern surround)
    • Depth: 4.4 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        hieroglyphic
      • Inscription Comment

        Bichrome painted cartouche.
  • Curator's comments

    PM I Part 1: p. 231. The tomb is now largely destroyed; this register is shown intact in a drawing of Robert Hay (BL Addmss 29822 f. 117): the tomb-owner offers to Amenhotep I, Ahmose Nefertari (in a shrine), and a clothed Djed-pillar. To be published by Bacs and Parkinson

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    good (incomplete)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1868

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number

    EA37994

  • Registration number

    1868,1102.183

  • Additional IDs

    • ES.1073
COMPASS Image Caption: Fragment of painting from the tomb of Kynebu  Thebes, Egypt, 20th Dynasty, around 1145 BC

Unknown

COMPASS Image Caption: Fragment of painting from the tomb of Kynebu Thebes, Egypt, 20th Dynasty, around 1145 BC

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