|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Egypt | Meydum|
|Locus||Mastaba Of Nefermaat|
|Period||Old Kingdom | Fourth Dynasty|
|Date Made||2625 - 2500 BCE|
|Materials||Limestone | Pigment|
|Iconography||Standard Bearer | Cattle|
This painting comes from the mastaba tomb of Nefermaat, a son of King Sneferu. On the right, a standard-bearer leads a procession of cattle (only one horn survives) into the presence of Nefermaat (figure destroyed). The other objects represented are part of a hieroglyphic inscription giving the name and titles of the deceased. The accompanying drawing depicts the fragments as restored.
|Credit Line||Purchased from William Flinders Petrie, 1893|
|Other Number||ES642 - Original Number|
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