New York: Plantin Press, 1943. Wraps. Folio Volumes I & II complete with the 122 folding plates of the astonishing tomb of Rekhmire (18th dynasty Vizier), one of the finest tombs in the Valley of the Nobles of ancient Thebes. The plates provide an excellent record of ancient Egyptian daily life.
Rekhmire (ca 1471 - 1448 BC) was an Egyptian noble and official who served as "Governor of the Town" (Thebes) and Vizier during the reigns of Thutmosis III and Amenhotep II. His lavishly decorated tomb contains well preserved scenes of daily life and a full copy of a text detailing the duties of the office of the vizier, known as "The Installation of the Vizier" (plates CXVI to CXXII, Vol II).
Publications of the Metropolitan museum of art, Egyptian Expedition, edited by Ludlow Bull ... with the assistance of Nora E. Scott ; Vol. XI.
Small folio, 2 volumes, frontispiece, illustrations, 122 b&w printed plates, many folding. Printed paper wrappers, slightly chipped at edges. Internally bright and clean, the plates in very good condition. OCLC: 5067447. Very good overall. Item #24747