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All the King’s Men: Officials’ Tombs in New Kingdom Thebes

May 21, 2022 @ 12:00 pm EDT Eastern Time

TBA (Jacksonville 2)
Jacksonville, FL United States


AIA Society: Jacksonville

Lecturer: Melinda Hartwig

For over 30 years, I have documented the rock-cut tombs of New Kingdom officials in the Noble’s Necropolis of western Thebes in modern day Luxor.  Officials’ tombs served as a house for eternity – a ritual complex that ensured his and his family’s transfiguration and continued well-being. I will explore the superbly painted scenes that offer a window into nobles’ careers, families, and Egypt’s cultural history.

 

Short bibliography and/or website on lecture topic:

https://www.osirisnet.net/tombes/nobles/e_nobles.htm, Great analysis and pictures of the tombs presented in this lecture: Menna (TT69), Nakht (TT52), Neferrenpet (Kenro) (TT 178), Nefersekheru (TT296), Rekhmire (TT100), Sennefer (TT96), and Userhat (TT 56).

Hartwig, Melinda (ed.) 2013. The tomb chapel of Menna (TT 69): the art, culture, and science of painting in an Egyptian tomb. American Research Center in Egypt: Conservation series 5. Cairo, New York: American University in Cairo Press.

Hodel-Hoenes, Sigrid 2000. Life and death in ancient Egypt: scenes from private tombs in New Kingdom Thebes. Translated by David Warburton. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.  Covers the Theban tombs of Nakht (TT 52), Ramose (TT 55), Userhat (TT56), Menna (TT 69), Sennefer (TT 96), Rekhmire (TT 100).

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Date:
May 21, 2022
Time:
12:00 pm EDT
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TBA (Jacksonville 2)
Jacksonville, FL United States
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