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Women at a Banquet, Tomb of Nebseny

Artist:
Nina de Garis Davies (1881–1965)
Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Thutmose IV ?
Date:
ca. 1400–1390 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Tempera on Paper
Dimensions:
facsimile: h. 29.5 cm (11 5/8 in); w. 58 cm (22 13/16 in) scale 1:1 framed: h. 33 cm ( 13 in); w. 61 cm (24 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.4.92
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 135
This facsimile painting copies part of a banquet scene in the tomb of Nebseny (TT 108) at Thebes. Each of the banquet guests is wearing a broad collar necklace (see 40.2.5 and 09.184.216)
Painted at Qurna by Nina de Garis Davies for the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1922.

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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