Fragment of Tomb Relief [Tomb of Sety I (KV 17), Sarcophagus chamber J, pillar D]

Egyptian, Valley of the Kings, Thebes, Egypt, Africa

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Dynasty 19, reign of Sety I (1294-1279 BCE)

Limestone relief, with dark yellow ground, green vertical lines, block border of dark yellow and white, plaster fill in corner, paint over it

Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 in. (7.3 x 5.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Frederick Hall, Class of 1803

13.163.4114

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

2000-1000 BCE

Object Name

Building Component

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Inscription

Collector's label: "From Tombs of the Kings in lower chamber. Thebes."

Course History

REL 55, Ancient Egyptian Religion, Susan Ackerman, Spring 2015

REL 55, Ancient Egyptian Religion, Susan Ackerman, Spring 2015

ANTH 12.5, Death and the Afterlife in the Ancient Near East and Egypt, Virginia Herrmann, Winter 2014

ANTH 12.5, Death and the Afterlife in the Ancient Near East and Egypt, Virginia Herrmann, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

Egyptian Antiquities at Dartmouth, Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12, 2011-August 13, 2012.

Provenance

Tomb of Sety I (KV 17), sarcophagus chamber J, pillar D, Valley of the Kings, Thebes, Egypt; collected by Frederick Hall (1780-1843), Class of 1803, date unknown; given to present collection,1838-1841; catalogued, 1913.

Old Number

Red No. 13.1167; glass plate negative #: 27B46

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