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

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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

Rahonem
Flourished ca. 2500 B.C., ancient Egypt

According to tomb inscriptions, Rahonem was a priestess-musician and director of the female singers and tabour (drum) players in her temple.

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