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Ceiling Decoration

Artist:
Charles K. Wilkinson
Period:
Twentieth Century; original Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Ahmose
Date:
A.D. 1924; original ca. 1550–1525 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes; Original Dra Abu el-Naga, Tomb of Tetiky (TT 15)
Medium:
Tempera on paper
Dimensions:
H. 66 cm (26 in.); w. 74 cm (29 1/8 in.) scale 1:1 framed: h. 68.6 cm (27 in.); w. 77.5 cm (30 1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.4.4
Not on view
This facsimile painting copies the ceiling decoration in the tomb of Tetiky (TT 15) in Dira Abu el-Naga.
Painted at Dra abu el-Naga by Charles K. Wilkinson for the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1924. Brought to New York and accessioned, 1930.

Wilkinson, Charles K. 1979. Egyptian Wall Paintings: The Metropolitan Museum's Collection of Facsimiles, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, new ser., vol. 36, no. 4 (Spring), New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 24, fig. 26.

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, p. 71.

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