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Ancient Art

Wall painting fragment showing a figure carrying an offering stand

1401–1391 B.C.

Limestone with pigment

sight: 12 5/8 × 17 3/8 in. (32.1 × 44.1 cm)
framed: 19 × 23 1/2 × 2 1/2 in. (48.3 × 59.7 × 6.4 cm)
Bequest of William Kelly Simpson, B.A. 1947, M.A. 1948, Ph.D. 1954
2018.103.2
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, reign of Tuthmose IV
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

With Galerij Ancient Art, Amsterdam, 1979

Published:
N.M. Davies, ANCIENT EGYPTIAN PAINTING, 3 vols. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1936) vol. 1, pl. XLIV

B. Porter and R.L.B. Moss, TOPOGRAPHICAL BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ANCIENT EGYPTIAN HIEROGLYPHIC TEXTS, RELIEFS AND PAINTINGS, 2nd edition, vol. 1: The Theban Necropolis, Part 1: Private Tombs (Oxford: Griffith Institute, 1970) pp. 127-128

E. Dziobek and M.A. Raziq, DAS GRAB DES SOBEKHOTEP THEBEN NR. 63 (Mainz am Rhein: Philipp von Zabern, 1990), pl. 27

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.