Egyptian Cattle Herd

Illustration

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published on 15 September 2014

This painting shows Egyptian cattle being counted by scribes. The painting found part in the tomb of Nebamun (c. 1350 BCE), an wealthy Egyptian accountant ("scribe and counter of grain") during the New Kingdom period.

The paintings are now on display in the British Museum, London, UK.



About the Author

Jan van der Crabben
Jan is the Founder and CEO of Ancient History Encyclopedia, leading the non-profit company to best fulfil its mission: To make students and the general public more aware of our common history. He holds an MA War Studies from King's College.

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