Who's Who of Egyptian people, queens and family: Maya


Eighteenth Dynasty

Although he is described merely as a painter, Maya must have been well connected for his tomb at Deir el-Medina, the Theban necropolis, contained some of the finest and most elegant statuary attributed to a private individual (and to his wife, Merit) at any period of Egyptian history..

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Last Updated: June 20th, 2011

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