Funeral Procession, Tomb of Pairy

New Kingdom

Nina de Garis Davies

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 135

This facsimile painting copies two scenes in the tomb of Pairy (TT 139) at Thebes. The upper register shows the funeral procession in which Pairy is being transported to the tomb inside his coffin. The lower register depicts, from right to left, various stages in the "opening of the mouth" ceremony.

Funeral Procession, Tomb of Pairy, Nina de Garis Davies (1881–1965), Tempera on paper

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