Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Anubis Weighing the Heart, Tomb of Nakhtamun

Artist:
Nina de Garis Davies (1881–1965)
Period:
New Kingdom, Ramesside
Dynasty:
Dynasty 19
Reign:
reign of Ramesses II
Date:
ca. 1279–1213 B.C.
Geography:
Original from Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Nakhtamun (TT 341)
Medium:
Tempera on paper
Dimensions:
Facsimile: H. 65.5 cm (25 13/16 in.); W. 68 cm (26 3/4 in.) 1:1 Framed: H. 69 cm (27 3/16 in.); W. 71.1 cm (28 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.8.21
Not on view
Painted at Qurna by Nina de Garis Davies for the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, date unknown. Brought to New York and accessioned, 1933.

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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