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Fragment of a limestone tomb-painting representing the assessment of crops, for the purposes of tax, on Nebamun's estate, five vertical registers of hieroglyphs survive; the rest of the fragment is divided into two registers, with a horse-drawn chariot above and cart drawn by onagars beneath.
- 1350BC (circa)
- Excavated/Findspot: Tomb of Nebamun
- (Africa,Egypt,Upper Egypt,Tomb of Nebamun (Thebes))
- Length: 106.7 centimetres
- Width: 45.8 centimetres
- Width: 83 centimetres (painting only)
Inscription CommentRemains of five vertical registers of black-painted hieroglyphs.
PM I Part 2, p. 817.
Discussion, Strudwick, Tomb of Amenemopet called Tjanefer;
N. Strudwick, Masterpieces of Ancient Egypt, London 2006, pp. 176-7.
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).
1977 London, BM, Animals in Art
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA63203
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