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Portage of a Boat, Tomb of Huy

Artist:
Charles K. Wilkinson ca, 1926-1927
Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Akhenaten–Tutankhamun
Date:
ca. 1353–1327 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Tempera on paper
Dimensions:
Facsimile H. 32 cm (12 5/8 in); w. 103 cm (40 9/16 in) scale 1:1 Framed H. 35.2 cm (13 7/8 in); w. 1.064 m (41 7/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.4.18
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 135
This facsimile painting copies a scene in the tomb of Amenhotep Huy (TT 40) at Thebes. Other parts of this scene are depicted in 30.4.19 and 30.4.20.
Painted at Qurnet Murai by Charles K. Wilkinson for the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926. 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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