A Day at the Met: Assyria and Egypt

Assyria and Ancient Near East
Watercolor on paper, 10" x 7"
October 2012

Watercolor on paper, 7" x 10"
October 2012 
Although I am not allowed to divulge sensitive information about my job at the Met, I can say that I enjoy exploring new areas. The first watercolor is from the Ancient Near East and Assyrian rooms and the second is from the Egyptian rooms. I was struck by the use of patterning in both cultures: the flowers and feathers in Egypt and the curls and coils in Assyria.


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