Cat Killing a Serpent

Twentieth Century; original New Kingdom

Charles K. Wilkinson

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 132

This facsimile painting copies a scene in the tomb of Sennedjem (TT 1) in Deir el-Medina of western Thebes. The cat killing the serpent is associated with Chapter 17 in the Book of the Dead.

Cat Killing a Serpent, Charles K. Wilkinson, Tempera on paper

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