Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Facsimile of the paintings on the east wall of the burial crypt in the tomb of Khety

Artist:
Charles K. Wilkinson
Period:
First Intermediate Period–Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11
Reign:
reign of Mentuhotep II
Date:
ca. 2051–2000 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri
Medium:
Tempera on paper
Dimensions:
facsimile: h. 55.4 cm (21 13/16 in); w. 98.5 cm (38 3/4 in)
Scale 1:4
framed: h. 61 cm (24 in); 106 cm (41 3/4 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1948
Accession Number:
48.105.34
Not on view
Painted at Qurna by Charles K. Wilkinson for the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1923-1924.

Wilkinson, Charles K. and Marsha Hill 1983. Egyptian Wall Paintings: The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Collection of Facsimiles. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Kamrin, Janice 2015. "The Decoration of Elite Tombs: Connecting the Living and the Dead." In Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom, edited by Adela Oppenheim, Dorothea Arnold, Dieter Arnold, and Kei Yamamoto. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n. 27.

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