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Upper wall and ceiling motif

Artist:
Charles K. Wilkinson
Period:
Twentieth Century; original New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Amenhotep II–Amenhotep III
Date:
A.D. 1922; original ca. 1427–1352 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes; Original Deir el-Medina, Tomb of Kha (TT 8)
Medium:
Tempera on paper
Dimensions:
Facsimile H. 50 cm (19 11/16 in.); w. 35.5 cm (14 in.); scale 1:1; Framed H. 52.7 cm (20 3/4 in.); w. 38.7 cm (15 1/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.4.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 135
This facsimile painting copies the motifs along the upper edge of the wall and ceiling in the tomb of Kha (TT 8) in Deir el-Medina.
Painted at Deir el Medina by Charles K. Wilkinson for the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1922. 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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