Relief of girls boating

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 30
380–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 13.9 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

40.619

Medium or Technique

Limestone

On View

Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Fragment of relief showing two girls on a boat in papyrus thicket. No color preserved.

Provenance

Probably from the Memphite area (on the basis of style). By 1940: with Mrs. Handasyd Cabot (acquired in Egypt "many years earlier"); 1940: given to the MFA by Mrs. Handasyd Cabot.
(Accession Date: October 10, 1940)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. Handasyd Cabot in name of her father Raphael Pumpelly