A Barber at Work and Men Waiting Their Turn

Twentieth Century; original New Kingdom

Nina de Garis Davies

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 132

This facsimile painting copies part of a scene in the tomb of Userhat (TT 56) at Thebes. This vignette depicts men waiting their turn to have their hair cut by the barber who is at work in the lower left. The facsimile was painted at the tomb in 1925-1926 by Nina deGaris Davis who was a member of the Graphic Section of the Museum's Egyptian Expedition.

A Barber at Work and Men Waiting Their Turn, Nina de Garis Davies (1881–1965), Tempera on paper

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