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Painting (oil on canvas) of tomb of Hordjedef, G 7210-7220: G 7220 (Dynasty 4); chapel with niche false door, looking west toward Khufu pyramid.

Details

  • ID
    27.390
  • Department
    MFA: Giza Collections/Smith
  • Classification
    Reproductions & paintings
  • Material
    Oil on canvas
  • Dimensions
    Legacy dimension: H. 0.92 (36 1/4 in.) W. 0.766 (30 1/8 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Anonymous gift
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Modern
  • Artist
    Joseph Lindon Smith, American, 1863–1950
  • Attested
    Hordjedef (G 7210-7220)
  • Notes
    One of a series of modern paintings by American artist Joseph Lindon Smith (1863-1950), and others, documenting aspects of the Giza excavations.

Tombs and Monuments 1

People 2

Ancient People

Modern People

  • Joseph Lindon Smith

    • Type Artist
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1863–1950
    • Remarks Artist /expedition painter and copyist; Daughters Rachael and Frances also painted. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.