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Ancient Art

Wall painting fragment showing three offering bearers moving to the right

1401–1391 B.C.

Limestone and pigment

framed: 15 5/8 × 22 × 4 in. (39.7 × 55.9 × 10.2 cm)
9 × 15 3/4 in. (22.9 × 40 cm)
Bequest of William Kelly Simpson, B.A. 1947, M.A. 1948, Ph.D. 1954
2018.103.3
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tuthmose IV
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Theban Necropolis Tomb TT 63
Acquired by William Kelly Simpson in New York in 1986

Published: E. Dziobek and M.A. Raziq, DAS GRAB DES SOBEKHOTEP THEBEN NR. 63 (Mainz am Rhein: Philipp von Zabern, 1990) pl. 223

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.