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Seated woman with Two Female Servants

Artist:
Charles K. Wilkinson
Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Thutmose IV
Date:
A.D. 1920–1921; orignal ca. 1400–1390 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes; Original Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Djeserkaraseneb (TT 38)
Medium:
Tempera on Paper
Dimensions:
Facsimile H. 39 cm (15 3/8 in.); w. 36 cm (14 3/16 in.) Scale 1:1 Framed H. 42.2 cm (16 5/8 in.); w. 38.7 cm (15 1/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.4.8
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 135
This facsimile painting copies a detail from a banquet scene in the tomb of Djeserkaraseneb (TT 38) at Thebes. Here, a woman, seated on a low chair, is shown preparing for the festivitie with the aid of two servants.
Painted at Qurna by Charles K. Wilkinson for the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1920-1921. 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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