The Tomb Relief of the Chief Physician and Royal Scribe Amunhotep and his Wife, Rennut has an unknown artist. Unknown artist are very common for these artifacts because they are found in tombs that contain many of other artifacts with various artists. This particular painting can be traced back to 1280 BC and it was found in Egypt. The sizes of the raised relief are 781 mm (width) by 1105 mm (height) and it is on limestone. The raised relief depicts the image of Amunhotep, the chief physician and royal scribe, and Rennut, his wife. The relief includes both hieroglyphics and symbols, including the lotus flower and bread. As stated earlier in this presentation, the lotus flower is a common symbol and represents birth and renewal. “The hieroglyphic inscription, in sunken relief, reads:Making a boon which the king gives for the Osiris, the royal scribe and chief lector priest Amunhotep true of voice before the Great Ennead, that they may give thee invocation offerings, bread, beer, oxen, fowl of the marshes, wine, milk and every good and pure thing on which a god lives, for thy ka [life force], the Osiris, the royal scribe and chief lector priest, the oversee of wab-priests, Amunhotep, true of voice. (Tomb)” This an example of an artifact that has a lot of symbolism. In the relief Amunhotep and Rennut are also depicted wearing wigs, a common Egyptian style and cultural element.
Tomb Relief of the Chief Physician and Royal Scribe Amunhotep and his Wife, Rennut, 1280 BC. https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/asset-viewer/tomb-relief-of-the-chief-physician-and-royal-scribe-amunhotep-and-his-wife-rennut/AwFkE5Qn3WuzQQ?projectId=art-project