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Fragment of wall painting

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Painted plaster on mud base. Part of man's arm (red), tail of bird (?) (black) and oval object (yellow) on a gray ground.

Provenance

Findspot Information: Maidum, tomb of Nefermaat and Atet, Mariette excavation, 1871; Petrie excavation, 1891.

Credit Line

Gift of British School of Archaeology in Egypt

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru, 2575–2551 BC

Findspot

Maidum, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 26 x 33cm (10 1/4 x 13in.)

Accession Number

91.286

Medium or Technique

Tempera on plaster

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Wall painting