Fragment of relief from the mastaba of Sekhemankhptah

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Saqqara, mastaba chapel of Sekhemankhptah

Dimensions

Height x width: 30 x 56.5 cm (11 13/16 x 22 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1971.296

Medium or Technique

Limestone

On View

Egypt: Mastaba of Sekhemankptah (Gallery 209B)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Carved in raised relief with procession of rams with sower’s song above.

Provenance

From Saqqara, mastaba chapel of Sekhemankhptah (04.1760), south wall, third register. By 1957: Collection George Michaelidis, Cairo; by 1967: with Ernst E. Kofler, Lucerne. Purchased from Ernst E. Kofler, September 15, 1971.
(Accession Date: September 15, 1971)

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund