Painting (oil on canvas) of scene from tomb of Seshemnefer II, G 2200 = G 5080; detail of musicians and dancers (south wall).
- MFA: Giza Collections/Smith
- Reproductions & paintings
- 1936, private collection; 1936, given to MFA.
- Oil on canvas
- Original, unlabeled dimensions listed as 44.5 cm; 149.9 cm (17.5 in; 59 in)
- Credit Line
- Anonymous gift
- Object Ownership Information
- Joseph Lindon Smith, American, 1863–1950
- Seshemnefer [II] (G 5080)
- One of a series of modern paintings by American artist Joseph Lindon Smith (1863-1950), and others, documenting aspects of the Giza excavations.
- G 5080 (formerly G 2200)
Dunham, Dows. "New Paintings of Egyptian Tombs." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 34, No. 203 (June 1936), p. 46.
- Type Attested
- Remarks Owner of G 5080. Pillars and jambs of court entrance and north and south false doors inscribed for Seshemnefer, identified as [jmj-r sSw a nswt Hrj-sStA n wDt-mdw nb nt nswt jmj-r kAt nb nswt sS Xrt-a nswt sS a nswt n sbAjt nswt Hrj-sStA n Xrt-a nswt jmj-r (pr) aHAw m prwj] overseer of royal document scribes, secretary of every royal decree, overseer of all royal works, scribe of the royal document-case, royal document scribe of the royal instructors, secretary of the royal document-case, overseer of (the house of) weapons in the two houses; also appears in chapel relief (west, south, and east walls); in situ in G 5080. Red granite sarcophagus (33-4-19 = Cairo JE 60541) inscribed for Seshemnefer; found in situ in G 5080 B.
- 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.
Name of this image
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