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Painting (oil on canvas) of scene from tomb of Princess Hemetre (late Dynasty 4); standing figure of princess (square pillar in chapel).


  • ID
  • Department
    MFA: Giza Collections/Smith
  • Classification
    Reproductions & paintings
  • Material
    Oil on canvas
  • Dimensions
    Legacy dimension: H. 77 1/2 in. W. 31 in.
  • Credit Line
    Anonymous gift
  • Object Ownership Information
  • Period
  • Attested
    Hemetre (G 8464)
  • Artist
    Joseph Lindon Smith, American, 1863–1950
  • 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

  • G 8464

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Dunham, Dows. "New Paintings of Egyptian Tombs." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 34, No. 203 (June 1936), p. 46.

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.