Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Fragmentary Scene of Foreigners, Tomb of Senenmut

Artist:
Nina de Garis Davies (1881–1965)
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
Medium:
Tempera on paper
Dimensions:
facsimile: h. 42.5 cm (16 3/4 in); w. 70.5 cm (27 3/4 in) scale 1:1 framed: h.
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.4.49
Not on view
This facsimile painting copies a very fragmentary scene depicting foreigners bringing gifts in the tomb of Senenmut (TT 71) at Thebes
Painted at Qurna by Nina de Garis Davies for the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Accessioned by the Museum, 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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