Nebamun (my lord is Amun. Amun was an ancient Egyptian deity, the gods and goddesses in ancient Egypt) c. 1350 BC was a middle-ranking official scribe and grain counter. The grain supplies was of great importance to Egypt.
Nebamuns tomb-chapel was discovered 1820 by Giovanni d’Athanasi 1798-1854, also Giannis Athanasiou or Ioannes Athanasiou born in Μύρινα (Myrina) at Limnos (Lemnos), North Aegean. He excavated at Thebes 1817-1827 on the behalf of artist, traveller, collector of antiquities, egyptologist Henry Salt 1780-1827. Salt was British consul-general in Cairo 1815-1827.
The paintings, eleven large fragments, from the tomb-chapel of Nebamun was acquired by the British museum in London in the 1820s.
Giovanni d’Athanasi never revealed the exact location of the tomb-chapel.
The tomb-chapel of Nebamun, Theban necropolis by the Nile and opposite Thebes (Waset) todays Luxor. Exhibited at British museum, room 61 (2009) in London.
A feast for Nebamun. British museum.
Well... they don’t only ”walk like an Egyptian”.
Nebamun hunting in the marsches. British museum.
Richard Parkinson (2008) The painted tomb-chapel of Nebamun. British museum press & American university in Cairo press.
Andrew Middleton & Ken Uprichard, eds. (2008) The Nebamun wall paintings: Conservation, scientific, analysis and display at the British museum. Archetype.
Meredith Hooper (2008) The tomb of Nebamun: Explore an ancient Egyptian tomb. British museum press.