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Decorated Doorway to North Chapel, Tomb of Puyemre

Artist:
Norman de Garis Davies (1865–1941)
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. 61 cm (24 in); w. 34.5 cm (13 9/16 in) scale 1:10 framed: h. 64.5 cm (25 3/8 in); w. 38.1 cm (15 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.4.15
Not on view
This painting is an artist's restoration of the decoration around a door inside the tomb of Puyemre (TT 39) at Thebes.
Painted at El-Khokha by Norman de Garis Davies for the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art about 1917. 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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