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Part of a tomb wall with a funeral procession

Artist unknownTutankhamun, 1550–1292 BCE

Neues Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Neues Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Berlin, Germany

The so-called ‘mourning relief’ from the reign of King Tutankhamun displays one of the most impressive and most famous depictions of a funeral procession from ancient Egypt. The relief comes from the grave of Ptahemhat, High Priest of Ptah, in Saqqara.

Details

  • Title: Part of a tomb wall with a funeral procession
  • Creator: Artist unknown
  • Date Created: Tutankhamun, 1550–1292 BCE
  • Provenance: Acquired by Ankauf Karl August Reinhardt, 1894
  • Type: Relief
  • Medium: Limestone, painted
  • Inv. no.: ÄM 12411
  • ISIL no.: DE-MUS-015418
  • External Link: Neues Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
  • Copyright: Photo © bpk - Photo Agency / Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Karin Schinken
  • Collection: Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung | Ägyptisches Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz

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