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Fragments of Olive Trees, North Palace at Amarna

Artist:
Nina de Garis Davies (1881–1965)
Period:
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Akhenaten
Date:
ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Geography:
Original from Egypt, Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten)
Medium:
Tempera on paper
Dimensions:
H. 18 cm (7 1/16 in); w. 13 cm (5 1/8 in) scale 1:1
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.4.223
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 135
Painted at Amarna by Nina de Garis Davies for the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926-27. Brought to New York and accessioned, 1930.

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

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