Pic of the Day

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From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini

Painting from the Tomb of Nebamun and Ipuky, Sculptors – Reigns of Amenhotep III and IV, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty – Theban Tomb 181, Western Thebes, Khokha – Nebamun was the ‘Head Sculptor of the King of the Two Lands’. This scene from his tomb shows him seated with his wife Henutnefert. Nebamun is wearing only a kilt and a collar and he holds with his left hand a bouquet of lotus flowers. His beautiful wife is embracing him and tenderly touching his shoulder. She is wearing a long wig decorated with lotus buds, a fine white garment and a bead-collar.

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