<em>Painting of a Standing King</em>, ca. 1539–1070 B.C.E. Mud, plaster, pigment, 5 5/16 x 1 5/16 x 4 5/16 in. (13.5 x 3.4 x 11 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.208. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.208_wwg8.jpg)

Painting of a Standing King

Medium: Mud, plaster, pigment

Dates:ca. 1539–1070 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 5 5/16 x 1 5/16 x 4 5/16 in. (13.5 x 3.4 x 11 cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 16.208

Image: CUR.16.208_wwg8.jpg,West Wing gallery 8 installation

Catalogue Description:
Painting of a standing king (?) facing right, flanked by two large Ded columns each surmounted by Horus falcon with large sun disk. White background. Figures in red, yellow and blue. Painted on square brick made of mud and straw. White slip on all surfaces. Use of object not clear. Possibly an inlay. Obviously not a fragment. Condition: Very fragile and dry. All surfaces flaking to some extent. Paint missing from edges of decorated surface. Various minor chips.

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