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Parte d'une frise peinte dans le cinquante-deuxième tombeau.

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Title
Parte d'une frise peinte dans le cinquante-deuxième tombeau.
Names
Ricci, Alessandro (Artist)
Letronne, Louis (1790-1842) (Lithographer)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Burial customs -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 - 1889
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON BURI-Anc
Topics
Funeral rites & ceremonies
Sarcophagi -- Egypt
Clothing & dress -- Egypt -- To 499
Priests -- Egypt -- To 499
Weepers (Mourners)
Funeral processions -- Egypt -- To 499
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Written on bottom border: "Mourners are both family members and hired professionals. Body lies in a decorated shrine pulled on a sled shaped like a boat. Priest pours water on ground to smooth the way for the sled. He carries an incense burner shaped like a hand holding a cup."
Content: Title of piece translates as: "Part of a painted frieze in the fifty-second tomb." The illustration depicts part of an Egyptian funeral.
Source note: Monuments de l''Egypte et de la Nubie, d''àprès les dessins exécutés sur les lieux sous la direction de Champollion-le-jeune. (Paris : Didot, 1844-1889) Guizot, M. , Publisher. Thiers, M. , Publisher. Champollion, Jean François (1790-1832), Author.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 1 print : b ; 19 x 44.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f6ede0b0-c5bd-012f-4a0e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Parte d'une frise peinte dans le cinquante-deuxième tombeau." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1889. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fbe-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. "Parte d'une frise peinte dans le cinquante-deuxième tombeau." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fbe-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1889). Parte d'une frise peinte dans le cinquante-deuxième tombeau. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fbe-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Parte d'une frise peinte dans le cinquante-deuxième tombeau.