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Cretans Bringing Gifts of Metal and Jewelry, Tomb of Rekhmire

Artist:
Nina de Garis Davies (1881–1965)
Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Date:
ca. 1504–1425 B.C.
Geography:
Original from Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Rekhmire (TT 100)
Medium:
Paper, tempera paint, ink
Dimensions:
H. 45 cm (17 11/16 in); w. 42 cm (16 9/16 in) framed: h. 48.3 cm (19 in); w. 45.4 cm (17 7/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1931
Accession Number:
31.6.45
Not on view
This facsimile painting copies a detail from a scene depicting foreigners bringing gifts in the tomb of Rekhmire (TT 100) at Thebes. This part of the scene shows Aegean islanders bringing ingots of metal (31.6.42, 31.6.45) and metal vessels (30.4.84).
Painted at Qurna by Nina de Garis Davies for the Graphic Section of the Museum's Egyptian Expedition, 1926. Accessioned 1931.

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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