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Painted Restoration of the Hathor-Head Frieze in the 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. 50 × W. 58.7 cm (19 11/16 × 23 1/8 in.) scale: 1:1 framed: 51.8 × 60.6 cm (20 3/8 × 23 7/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1937
Accession Number:
37.4.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 132
Painted at Qurna by Nina de Garis Davis for the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, probably 1936.

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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