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Scene from a feast.

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Scene from a feast.

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Dining -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON DIN-Anc
Women -- Egypt
Egypt -- Social life and customs
Servants -- Egypt
Eating & drinking -- Egypt
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: 1 print : b ; 10.7 x 12.4 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 18d31010-c5be-012f-5c45-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Scene from a feast." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-37ad-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Scene from a feast." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 24, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-37ad-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1894). Scene from a feast. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-37ad-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Scene from a feast.