Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Facsimile of the painting on the inner front side of the sarcophagus of Aashyt

Artist:
Charles K. Wilkinson
Period:
Modern; original First Intermediate Period–Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11
Reign:
reign of Mentuhotep II (ca. 2051–2030 B.C.)
Date:
A.D. 1926
Geography:
Original from Africa, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Mentuhotep II, Tomb of Aashyt (DB XI.17), MMA Graphic Expedition 1926
Medium:
Tempera on paper
Dimensions:
Facsimile: H. 36.3 × W. 109.5 cm (14 5/16 × 43 1/8 in.); Framed: H. 38.1 × W. 111.5 cm (15 × 43 7/8 in.); Scale. 1:2
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1948
Accession Number:
48.105.32
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 132
Painted at Thebes by Charles K. Wilkinson for the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926.

Wilkinson, Charles K. and Marsha Hill 1983. Egyptian Wall Paintings: The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Collection of Facsimiles. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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