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Scene of Birds and Border Decoration

Artist:
Nina de Garis Davies (1881–1965) or
Artist:
Norman de Garis Davies (1865–1941)
Period:
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Akhenaten
Date:
ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Geography:
Original from Egypt, Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten), North Palace, MMA graphic expedition 1926–27 (probably)
Medium:
Tempera on paper
Dimensions:
facsimile: h. 95.5 cm (37 5/8 in); w. 78 cm (30 11/16 in) scale 1:1 framed: h. 96.2 cm (37 7/8 in); w. 80.6 cm (31 3/4 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.8.19
Not on view
Painted at Qurna by Nina or Norman de Garis Davies for the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, probably 1926-1927.

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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