Item Hoskins MSS 3.45 - George A. Hoskins Watercolour - Thebes. West Bank. Valley of the Kings. Tomb KV 17

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Hoskins MSS 3.45


George A. Hoskins Watercolour - Thebes. West Bank. Valley of the Kings. Tomb KV 17


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Relief scene from Hall E and Corridor C of the tomb of Sety I (KV17, Valley of the Kings) on the west bank of Thebes. The upper scene shows part of the relief scenes and text from the Book of Gates, including several male figures of different races. Other figures are partially outlined in pencil, while others include bright coloured details. The lower scene shows a large serpent figure and text from the Book of Imi-Duat, with two male figures on either side only partially outlined in pencil:

  • watercolour
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  • [on mount, bottom edge] 'Tomb of King Osirei Thebes'. (ink note)
  • 29.7 by 29.4 cm

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Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford.

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  • Fold at left side
  • Creases to both right side corners
  • Discoloured around edges

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  • TopBib i2.537(14) and 536(10).

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