Description Traces of red grid lines can be seen in this fragmentary painting from a tomb wall. It depicts a half-kneeling, half-squatting, woman in front of an offering table. The grid was used in ancient Egypt to assure the right proportions and layout of paintings and reliefs.
- Tools and Models: The Art of the Sculptor in Ancient Egypt. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1909, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1909
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