Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Detail of a Griffin, Tomb of Khety

Artist:
Nina de Garis Davies (1881–1965) or
Artist:
Norman de Garis Davies (1865–1941)
Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11
Date:
ca. 2140–1991 B.C.
Geography:
Original from Egypt, Middle Egypt, Beni Hasan, Tomb of Kheti (Tomb 17), MMA graphic expedition 1931
Medium:
Tempera on paper
Dimensions:
facsimile: h. 26.5 cm (10 7/16 in); w. 45.3 cm (17 13/16 in) 1:1 scale framed: h. 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in); w. 36.2 cm (14 1/4 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.8.14
Not on view
Painted at Beni Hasan by Nina or Norman de Garis Davies for the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Dec. 1931. Accessioned by the Museum, 1933.

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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