Egyptian Painting of a Cat Killing a Serpent

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Arienne King
by Charles K. Wilkinson
published on 04 March 2021
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A facsimile of a painting from the Tomb of Sennedjem, in Deir el-Medina. The painting depicts a cat killing a serpent, and is associated with a sequence in the Egyptian Book of the Dead. The original painting was made c. 1295–1213 BCE. The facsimile pictured was painted by Charles K. Wilkinson c. 1920-1921 CE, for an exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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Wilkinson, C. K. (2021, March 04). Egyptian Painting of a Cat Killing a Serpent. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13544/egyptian-painting-of-a-cat-killing-a-serpent/

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Wilkinson, Charles K.. "Egyptian Painting of a Cat Killing a Serpent." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 04, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13544/egyptian-painting-of-a-cat-killing-a-serpent/.

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Wilkinson, Charles K.. "Egyptian Painting of a Cat Killing a Serpent." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 04 Mar 2021. Web. 28 Sep 2021.