Relief of offering bearers

Egyptian
New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18, probably reign of
1319–1292 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 38.8 x 86.7 x 7.7 cm (15 1/4 x 34 1/8 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1974.468

Medium or Technique

Limestone

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

The lower register of this limestone relief depicts a line of offering bearers bringing an oryx, a calf, three ducks and several lotus blossoms. The block preserves only a small portion of the upper register, which shows a man seated in a lion-legged chair, accompanied by a woman and child.

Provenance

Probably Saqqara, tomb of Ameneminet. By 1974: with Galerie du Sycamore, Paris; September 11, 1974: purchased from Galerie du Sycomore, Paris.

Through gifts of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Saltonstall, Dr. and Mrs. E. G. Fischer, and others

(Accession Date: September 11, 1974)

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund and Egyptian Curator's Fund