Ancient Egyptian Temple- and Tomb Scenes
As photography in Egyptian tombs is not allowed, we are lucky that The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has a magnificent collection of fascimiles depicting details of decorations in these tombs.

Plaster cast of a relief from the temple of Beit el-Wali, Lower Nubia.
The cast depicts a militairy expedition by Ramses II and the presentation to the pharaoh of the produce of Nubia and the lands of tropical Africa.
On the left side of this great relief Ramses II (1279-1213 B.C.) followed by two of his sons, Amen-her-wenemef and Khaemwaset, is depicted charging against a body of Nubian bowmen, who are shown with black and brown complexions, dressed in leopard skin kilts, and wearing large earrings.
A wounded warrior is escorted to a village.
On the right Rmases II, enthrowned beneath a canopy, receives the produce of the southlands, presented by the viceroy Amenemope.
These include bagsof gold, gold rings, incense, elephant tusks, ebony logs, ostrich eggs and feathers, pelts, bows, hide-covered shields, fans and chairs.
The varied selection of live animals includes a lion, giraffe, ostrich, gazelle, leopard, monkeys, antelopes and dogs, as well as oxen with horns artificially deformed and decorated with miniature human heads and hands.
Men, women and children are presented as servants and slaves.
The cast was made for Robert Hay by Joseph Bonomi in 1825. The colours were added by Bonomi and based on the originals as observed by Bonomi and Arundale. The cast was repainted by Douglas Champion in 1952.
British Museum, London.

Paintings from the tomb of Nebamun.
British Museum, London.

Nebamun was an Egyptian "scribe and counter of grain" during the New Kingdom. His tomb in Thebes, the location of which is now lost, featured the famous Pond in a Garden false fresco painting.
Nebamun's name is translated as "My Lord is Amun" and he is thought to have lived c. 1500 bc. The paintings were hacked from the tomb wall and purchased by a British collector who in turn sold them to the British Museum in 1821. The collector died in poverty without ever revealing the source location of the paintings. The depictions are highly symbolic and thematically related to a joyful afterlife.

In 2009 the British Museum opened up a new gallery dedicated to the display of the restored eleven wall fragments from Nebamun's tomb, described as one of the Museum's greatest treasures.
(Source: Wikipedia EncyclopediA)
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