Lady Tjepu

Medium: Limestone, gesso, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1390-1353 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 14 13/16 x 9 7/16 in. (37.6 x 24 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 65.197

Catalogue Description:
Fragmentary painting on whitewash over mudplaster of the upper part of a female figure identified through the remains of a text above the back of her head as Thepu, mother of Nebamun of Thebes. She has an ointment cone on her head; one arm is raised, the other hand holds a menat. The hair is black; she wears over an undergarment a white diaphanous shawl which leaves one breast bare. Outline irregular.

Brooklyn Museum