Fragment of a wall painting.
Fragment of the funeral scenes painted on the walls of a Theban tomb. Two priests, recognizable from their shaven heads, support two mummies.Papyrus plants with flowers are arranged in front of the bodies, and a female mourner is squatting on the left.
Present location MUSEO ARCHEOLOGICO NAZIONALE/MUSEO EGIZIO [05/027] FLORENCE
Inventory number 2472
Dating NEW KINGDOM
Archaeological Site THEBES: WEST BANK
Category WALL PAINTING
Material LIMESTONE; PLASTER
Technique PAINTED ON STUCCO
Height 45.5 cm
Width 52 cm
The honoured one with Osiris, the purifying priest Merimat.
The purifying priest, scribe of the temple, Panofer; the purifying priest of the goddess Maat, Pawahu.
Bibliography•E. Schiaparelli, Museo Archeologico di Firenze-Antichità Egizie, Roma, 1887, pg. 318, n. 1593.
•AA.VV., L'argilla e il tornio. La produzione fittile dell'Egitto antico in Toscana, Pisa, 1992, pg. 13, n. 3.