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Deceased and His Mother Receive Wine, Tomb of Nebamun and Ipuky

Artist:
Nina de Garis Davies (1881–1965)
Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Amenhotep III–Akhenaten
Date:
ca. 1390–1349 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Tempera on Paper
Dimensions:
facsimile: h. 92 cm (36 1/4 in); w. 64.5 cm (25 3/8 in) scale 1:1 framed: h. 95.3 cm (37 1/2 in); w. 67.3 cm (26 1/2 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.4.106
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 135
This facsimile painting copies an offering scene in the tomb of Nebamun and Ipuky in Western Thebes (TT 181). The scene shows Nebamun, his mother, Tjepu, being offered wine. The facsimile was painted at the tomb in 1916 by Nina de Garis Davies, a member of the Graphic Section of the Museum's Egyptian Expedition.
Painted at El-Khokha by Nina de Garis Davies for the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1916.

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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