sábado, 18 de marzo de 2017

Women at a Banquet, Tomb of Rekhmire

Women at a Banquet, Tomb of Rekhmire
Artist:Nina de Garis Davies (1881–1965)
Period:New KingdomDynasty:Dynasty 18Reign:reign of Thutmose III–early Amenhotep IIDate:ca. 1479–1425 B.C.Geography:Original from Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Rekhmire (TT 100)
Medium:Tempera on PaperDimensions:facsimile: h. 47.5 cm (18 11/16 in); w. 66.5 cm (26 3/16 in) scale 1:1 framed: h. 50.8 cm (20 in); w. 69.9 cm (27 1/2 in)
This facsimile painting copies a wall painting in the tomb of Rekhmire (TT 100) in western Thebes. This detail shows two women and a serving girl in a banquet scene. The girl is shown in an unusual pose with her back turned toward the viewer. The facsimile was painted at the tomb in 1925 by Nina de Garis Davies, a member of the Graphic Section of the Museum's Egyptian Expedition.

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