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Papyrus, Theban tomb

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:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Tempera on paper
Dimensions:
facsimile: h. 16.6 cm (6 9/16 in); w. 23 cm (9 1/16 in) scale 1:1 framed: h. 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in); w. 25.4 cm (10 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1948
Accession Number:
48.105.8
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 135
Painted at Qurna by Nina de Garis Davies for the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art,

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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