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Fragment of wall painting from the Tomb of Sebekhotep

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Thutmose IV
Date:
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Sebekhotep (TT 63)
Medium:
Tempera paint on mud plaster
Dimensions:
H. 53.5 cm (21 1/16 in.); W. 73.5 cm (28 15/16 in.); D. 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.2.1
Not on view
Acquired by James W. Wild while he was a member the Lepsius expedition to Egypt, 1843-1845. Purchased in London from his daughter, Miss Elizabeth Wild, 1930.

Hibbard, Howard 1980. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: Harper & Row, 44, fig. 82.

Lilyquist, Christine, Peter F. Dorman, and Edna R. Russmann 1983. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. 41, no. 3 (Winter), New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 28, pl. 27.

Dorman, Peter F., Prudence Harper, and Holly Pittman 1987. Egypt and the Ancient Near East in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 52, 54.

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