Egyptian Wall Sculpture


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ITEM NUMBER: E-08
ITEM NAME: Egyptian Musicians
SIZE: 9"H x 14"W (23x36cm)
ITEM TYPE: Wall plaque
ITEM MATERIAL: Casting stone
ITEM FINISH: Antique stone with color detail
RETAIL PRICE: $99.00
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Tomb of Nakht, Egypt. Dynasty XVIII 1450 B.C.

According to the great quantity of musical instruments found in the tombs, music was a source of pleasure and relaxation for rich Egyptians. The main instrument was the harp, followed by the flute. In this representation of a painting in the tomb of Nakht (an astronomer of the God Amun during the kingdom of Amenhotep III) we see a flute player, A harp player and a youth playing the norva; the latter one being close to our banjo and made out of a turtle shell. The three instrumentalists are lightly dressed with transparent clothes and veils. They have incense sticks over the head to perfume the body and hair.
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