Rectangular fragment (one of three) of a polychrome tomb-painting representing a banquet scene, divided into two registers: upper - three seated couples are attended by serving women and boys; lower - a group of women, seated apart from the men, are attended by a standing serving woman.
- 1350BC (circa)
- Excavated/Findspot: Tomb of Nebamun
- (Africa,Egypt,Upper Egypt,Tomb of Nebamun (Thebes))
- Height: 76 centimetres (max)
- Width: 126 centimetres (painting only)
PM I Part 2, p. 817. Le Pharaon-Soleil, Paris 1993, p. 238 [Fig.IX.25a,b].
Lise Manniche in, Strudwick & Taylor: The Theban Necropolis, 2003, [pl.7];
N. Strudwick, Masterpieces of Ancient Egypt, London 2006, pp. 172-3.
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: YCA63204
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