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Ceiling Painting from the Tomb Chapel of Senenmut

New Kingdom
Dynasty 18
Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Senenmut (TT 71), Ceiling of passage, MMA excavations, 1923
Mud plaster, paint
h. 68 cm (26 3/4 in); w. 70 cm (27 9/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art during the 1922-23 season. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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