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Detail of a Wild Feline, Tomb of Khnumhotep

Artist:
Nina de Garis Davies (1881–1965) or
Artist:
Norman de Garis Davies (1865–1941)
Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Reign:
reign of Senwosret II
Date:
ca. 1897–1878 B.C.
Geography:
Original from Egypt, Middle Egypt, Beni Hasan, Tomb of Khnumhotep (Tomb 3), MMA graphic expedition 1931
Medium:
Tempera on paper
Dimensions:
facsimile: h. 21.5 cm (8 7/16 in); w. 36.8 cm (14 1/2 in) Scale 1:1 framed: h.
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.8.12
Not on view
Painted at Beni Hasan by Norman de Garis Davies for the Graphic Section of the Museum's Egyptian Expedition, 1931. Accessioned by the Museum, 1933.

Newberry, Percy E. 1893. Beni Hasan, Part I. Archaeological survey of Egypt, 1. London: Kegan Paul, Trench Trubner & Co. Ltd., pl. 30.

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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