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Ceiling painting

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Amenhotep III
Date:
ca. 1390–1352 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb TT 226, MMA excavations
Medium:
Plaster, paint, mud
Dimensions:
H. 71.1 cm (28 in.); w. 63.5 cm (25 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1913
Accession Number:
13.180.24
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Excavated by Ernest Mackay with the assistance of Norman de Garis Davies, 1912-1913. Ceiling fragments were received by the Egyptian Museum, Cairo and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1913.

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