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Drawings : Drawings of Fresco Fragments from the House of the Oil Merchant

de Jong, Piet (1887-1967)


<p style='text-align: justify;'>These five watercolours were created by P. de Jong in 1955. The brightly coloured frescos were excavated beneath the southern end of the main corridor of the House of the Oil Merchant in 1950, part of the complex of ‘Ivory Houses’ outside of the citadel. This building had functioned as a mix of domestic, workshop and administrative space early in the 13th century BCE.</p>

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