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Ceiling Painting from the Tomb Chapel of Senenmut

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Senenmut (TT 71), Ceiling of south bay (?), MMA excavations, 1923
Medium:
Mud plaster, paint
Dimensions:
h. 18 cm (7 1/16 in); w. 34 cm (13 3/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.3.465
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
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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