Fishing and Fowling scene from the tomb of Nebamun

1350 BC

18th Dynasty, New Kingdom

Fragment of a polychrome tomb-painting representing Nebamun, standing in a small boat, fowling and fishing in the marshes, his wife stands behind and his daughter sits beneath, he holds a throw-stick in one hand and three decoy herons in the other, his cat is shown catching three of the numerous birds which have been startled from the papyrus-thicket. 

(Source: The British Museum)

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