British Museum will open a new Ancient Egyptian gallery centered round the spectacular painted tomb-chapel of Nebamun.
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New Egyptian Gallery At British Museum

New Egyptian Gallery At British Museum

New Egyptian Gallery At British Museum

On 2 December 2008, the British Museum will open a new Ancient Egyptian gallery centered round the spectacular painted tomb-chapel of Nebamun.

The paintings are some of the most famous images of Egyptian art, and come from the now lost tomb-chapel of Nebamun, an accountant in the Temple of Amun at Karnak who died c. 1350 BC, a generation or so before Tutankhamun.

[Image: Fowling in the marshes, fragment of wall painting from the tomb of Nebamun (no. 10), around 1350 BC.]

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