lunes, 18 de enero de 2016

Banquet scene

Banquet scene
This fragment from a wall painting depicts part of a banqueting scene. From right to left, two men and a woman are seated on chairs. The person in the middle appears to be sick: he turns away to vomit; this theme is part of the rich iconography of a number of Theban tombs. At the top of the fragment there are several red lines which were meant to outline the inscriptions that were never added to the wall.
Present location KMKG - MRAH [07/003] BRUSSELS
Inventory... number E.2877
Archaeological Site UNKNOWN
Material PLASTER
Technique PAINTED
Height 30 cm
Width 32 cm

Bibliography•(M. Werbrouck,) Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Bruxelles. Département égyptien, Album, Bruxelles 1934, pl. 42
•Drinken in het verleden (Exposition), Louvain 1973, 100 nº 139
•A. Mekhitarian, Fragments de peintures thébaines, Serapis 6 (1980) 87-88
•A. Lexa, La médecine égyptienne au temps des pharaons, Paris 1983, 392-393

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