Tomb of Sebekhotep. African tribute bearers offering gold.
15th c BCE Egyptian Egyptian New Kingdom Painting
EGYPTIAN XVIII DYNASTY Anonymous (aka Eighteenth Dynasty Anonymous; 18th Dynasty
(c.1570 BCE - 1293 BCE)
c. 1400 BCE
15th c BCE
Egyptian New Kingdom
London. British Museum.
Sebekhotep was a treasury official under Thutmose IV (1400-1390 BCE) and received foreign gifts brought to the king. This fragment was part of a scene showing Sebekhotep receiving the produce of the Near East and Africa: 3 Nubians pay homage and 3 more men carry plates of gold and gold chains. Gold was one of the most important products of Nubia.
EGYPTIAN XVIII DYNASTY | Tomb of Sebekhotep. African tribute bearers offering gold. | c. 1400 BCE | Egyptian | Egyptian New Kingdom
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