Beni Hasan mural (2)

Beni Hasan mural (2)

Bronze Age (3,000—1,250 BCE)

Embroidery: Amina Abu-Rabia', Drejat, Naqab
Size: 59 x 115 cm

The temple mural (1892 BCE) at Beni Hasan, Middle Egypt, depicts Asiatic herdsmen coming to trade with a local Egyptian ruler. They are recognisable by their dress, pulled back hair, and short pointed beards. In addition to the humans, the mural portrays gazelles, weapons, goods, and tools.

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