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Banquet scene.
13th c BCE Egyptian Egyptian New Kingdom Painting

EGYPTIAN XVIII DYNASTY Anonymous (aka Eighteenth Dynasty Anonymous; 18th Dynasty (c.1570 BCE - 1293 BCE) Primary
c. 1320 BCE-1200 BCE
13th c BCE
Gypsum; tempera
Painted
Egyptian New Kingdom
Fresco
Egypt.
New York. Metropolitan Museum of Art.
nymt2311
The cones on thte tops of the women's heads contain perfume that melts during the banquet spreadig good scents. The banquet is probably being held in the next world since the figure on the right seems to be a goddess and two small soul-birds are at her feet. and two more perch in the tree on the upper left.

Caption: EGYPTIAN XVIII DYNASTY | Banquet scene. | 13th c BCE | Egyptian | Egyptian New Kingdom

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