Cat Killing a Serpent

Tempera on paper | 18.5in | A.D. 1920-1921; original c. 1295-1213 B.C.

Charles K. Wilkinson

This facsimile painting copies a scene in the tomb of Sennedjem (TT 1) in Deir el-Medina of western Thebes. The cat killing the serpent is associated with Chapter 17 in the Book of the Dead.

Credit: Rogers Fund, 1930
Object: 30.4.1

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