Fragment of wall painting

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


Findspot: Egypt, Maidum, Tomb of Nefermaat and Atet

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

91.286

Medium or Technique

Tempera on plaster

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Wall painting

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