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Painting (oil on canvas) of scene from tomb of Khufukhaf I, G 7130-7140 (Dynasty 4); detail of standing figures of Khufukhaf and his wife, facing left toward offering scenes.

Details

  • ID
    38.72
  • Department
    MFA: Giza Collections/Smith
  • Classification
    Reproductions & paintings
  • Material
    Oil on canvas
  • Dimensions
    Legacy dimension: W. 77 in. H. 97 in.
  • Credit Line
    Anonymous gift
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA 38.72 deaccessioned; Institute of Eg. Art and Archaeology, Memphis 1981.1.44
  • Period
    Modern
  • Attested
    Khufukhaf [I] (G 7130-7140)
  • Artist
    Joseph Lindon Smith, American, 1863–1950
  • Object owned by
    Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology, University of Memphis, Tennessee
  • Notes
    One of a series of modern paintings by American artist Joseph Lindon Smith (1863-1950), and others, documenting aspects of the Giza excavations. MFA 38.72 deaccessioned to Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology, University of Memphis, Tennessee.
  • Remarks
    MFA 38.72 deaccessioned = Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology, Memphis 1981.1.44

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  • 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.

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