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Painting (oil on canvas) of scene from tomb of Duaenre, G 5110 (late Dynasty 4); detail of standing figure of tomb owner (south wall).

Details

  • ID
    36.265
  • Department
    MFA: Giza Collections/Smith
  • Classification
    Reproductions & paintings
  • Material
    Oil on canvas
  • Dimensions
    Legacy dimension: H. 66 1/2 in. W. 31 in.
  • Credit Line
    Anonymous gift
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Modern
  • Artist
    Joseph Lindon Smith, American, 1863–1950
  • Attested
    Duaenre (G 5110)
  • 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 5110

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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

  • Duaenre (G 5110)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Owner of G 5110. Appears in chapel relief (west, south, east, and north walls [only lower legs and feet preserved in situ on west, east, and north walls], and chapel entrance north and south door jambs), and displaced fragment of lintel (MFA 34.1465), identified as [sA nswt n Xt=f jrj(-pat) HAtj-a tAjtj sS mDAt-nTr r nxn r p nb] king's son of his body, hereditary (prince), count, vizier, scribe of the divine book, mouth of Nekhen, mouth of every Butite; in situ in G 5110. Uninscribed sarcohpagus of Duaenre (Turin S.1838, Turin S.1839); Schiaparelli excavations. Possibly same individual as Duare (in G 3098b) and/or Duaenre (in G 8172).

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.