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Wall Fragment Relief with Men Rowing
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Wall Fragment Relief with Men Rowing

Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This wall fragment is carved in low relief. It depicts two men with oars in their hands, and with their bodies painted in red. The fragment comes probably from the southern, lower terrace of temple of queen Hatshepsut in Deir el Bahari, where the transport of her obelisks from Asswan to Thebes is represented. This transport was done with large ships and these oars men belonged to the crew.
Date Description Narrative
10/24/1988Examinationexamined for condition
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [claimed from Dehr-el-Bahari]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Label] Old label reads: 1239 K
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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1479-1458 BCE (New Kingdom)
limestone, traces of red paint
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H: 3 x W: 5 7/8 x D: 2/8 in. (7.6 x 14.9 cm x 0.5)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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