Part of tomb wall; plaster on mud; painted representation of Nubians offering gold nuggets and rings to king(not seen); cornice above.
- 1400BC (c.)
- Excavated/Findspot: Tomb of Sobekhotep, TT63
- (Africa,Egypt,Upper Egypt,Tomb of Sobekhotep (Thebes))
- Height: 71 centimetres (max)
- Width: 96.5 centimetres (max)
Dziobek and Abel Raziq, Das Grab des Sobekhotep, Taf. 3, 33
29 January 1991
Reason for analysis
Conservation Research Lab Report
Investigation Of Plaster Layers On The Egyptian Wallpainting 'Gold From Nubia' Ea 921
During removal of late 19th century repairs from an Egyptian wallpainting a second layer of plaster of unknown date was revealed. X-ray diffraction and scanning electron microscopy with EDXA, were used to compare this layer with repair plaster and the original intonaco. Analysis and morphology suggests that the second layer of plaster is very similar to the late 19th century repair plaster and is not original.
Analysis reference number
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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