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Facsimile of a falcon protecting the king

Artist:
Charles K. Wilkinson
Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri
Medium:
Tempera on paper
Dimensions:
H. 74 cm (29 1/8 in); w. 121 cm (47 5/8 in) scale 1:1 framed: h. 30 1/4 in; w. 49 in
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.4.139
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 135
Painted at Deir el Bahri by Charles K. Wilkinson for the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Brought to New York and accessioned, 1930

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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