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Title
Slaughtering and dismembering oxen for the butchery.
Names
L'Hôte, Nestor (1804-1842) (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Egypt -- 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 EGY-Anc
Topics
Egypt -- Antiquities
Butchers -- Egypt
Egyptian language -- Writing, Hieroglyphic
Egyptians -- To 499
Knives -- To 499
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Butchers use large knives to cut joints of meat from cattle. Some of the men sharpen knives with whetstones hung from their belts. Others carry off haunches of meat.
Content: Vertical fold line on image.
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 ; 11.5 x 61 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 28022100-c5be-012f-3876-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1804: Creator Born
  • 1842: Creator Died
  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Slaughtering and dismembering oxen for the butchery." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1889. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fd8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Slaughtering and dismembering oxen for the butchery." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 29, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fd8-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). Slaughtering and dismembering oxen for the butchery. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fd8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Slaughtering and dismembering oxen for the butchery.