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Title
Scene from a feast
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Dining -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON DIN-Anc
Topics
Women -- Egypt
Egypt -- Social life and customs
Servants -- Egypt
Eating & drinking -- Egypt
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "The lady in strict formal style ; the maid (who is filling her ointment bowl, and saying to her : 'For thy ka! celebrate the joyful day') is drawn unconventionally."
Source note: Life in ancient Egypt / described by Adolf Erman ; translated by H. M. Tirard ; with 400 illustrations in the text, and 11 plates. (London, New York Macmillan 1894) Erman, Adolf (1854-1937), Author. Tirard, H. M. (Helen Mary) (1854-1943), Translator.
Physical Description
Line photoengravings
Extent: 10.7 x 12.4 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 18d31010-c5be-012f-5c45-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Scene from a feast" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-37ad-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Scene from a feast" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 29, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-37ad-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1894). Scene from a feast Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-37ad-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Scene from a feast