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Hunting from a Chariot, Tomb of Userhat

Artist:
Charles K. Wilkinson
Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Amenhotep II
Date:
ca. 1427–1400 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Tempera on paper
Dimensions:
In frame: H. 76.8 cm (30 1/4 in); W. 129.5 cm (51 in); Th. 1.9 cm (3/4 in) scale 1:1 Facsimile: H. 74 cm (29 1/8 in); W. 127 cm (50 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.4.42
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 135
This facsimile painting copies a hunting scene in the tomb of Userhat (TT 56) in western Thebes.
Painted at Qurna by Charles K. Wilkinson for the Graphic Section of the Museum's Egyptian Expedition, 1922. Accessioned by the Museum, 1930.

Wilkinson, Charles K. 1979. Egyptian Wall Paintings: The Metropolitan Museum's Collection of Facsimiles, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, new ser., vol. 36, no. 4 (Spring), New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 4–5, fig. 3.

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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