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From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini

Painting from the Tomb of Rekhmire, Governor of Thebes – Reigns of Tuthmosis III and Amenophis II, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty – Theban Tomb 100, Western Thebes, Sheik Abd el-Qurna – Detail from the northern wall of the passage in the tomb of Rekhmire. The upper part of the wall shows a group of women attending festivities and a funerary banquet. Other musicians and girls clapping their hands in rhythm accompany the female harper. A lyrical touch can be detected in their song: ‘come, O north wind! I saw thee when I was on the tower….’

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