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Ancient musicians and singers, Tomb of Nevothph, Beni-Hassan-el-Qadin.

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Title
Ancient musicians and singers, Tomb of Nevothph, Beni-Hassan-el-Qadin.
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Music -- Ancient -- Egyptian

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 - 1889
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Topics
Music -- Egypt -- To 499
Egypt -- Social life and customs
flutes -- Egypt
Perfumes
Egyptians -- Clothing & dress
Hairstyles -- Egypt -- To 499
Notes
Content: Entertainers at a party. Three women clap in rhythm while a fourth plays a double flute. On their heads they wear cones of soft perfume, which melt to run down over their bodies. Note their eye makeup and earrings.
Source note: Monuments de l''Egypte et de la Nubie, d''àprès les dessins exécutés sur les lieux sous la direction de Champollion-le-jeune. (Paris : Didot, 1844-1889) Guizot, M. , Publisher. Thiers, M. , Publisher. Champollion, Jean François (1790-1832), Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 27 x 40 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8bca6dc0-c5be-012f-09c3-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Ancient musicians and singers, Tomb of Nevothph, Beni-Hassan-el-Qadin." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fda-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1889). Ancient musicians and singers, Tomb of Nevothph, Beni-Hassan-el-Qadin. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fda-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Ancient musicians and singers, Tomb of Nevothph, Beni-Hassan-el-Qadin.