Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: The Dinner Party: Heritage Floor: Khuwyt

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Judy Chicago (American, b. 1939). The Dinner Party (Heritage Floor; detail), 1974–79. Porcelain with rainbow and gold luster, 48 x 48 x 48 ft. (14.6 x 14.6 x 14.6 m). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation, 2002.10. © Judy Chicago. Photograph by Jook Leung Photography

Khuwyt
Flourished circa 1960 B.C., ancient Egypt

Khuwyt can be found in the painted decoration on the tomb of Antefoker, an Egyptian political official during Dynasty 12, circa 1960 B.C. She is depicted as one of two singers that entertain him, showing her importance during the time as a musician.

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