Relief of three personified estates

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, el-Lisht

Dimensions

Height x length: 53.5 x 122 cm (21 1/16 x 48 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.321

Medium or Technique

Limestone

On View

Egypt: Sculpture and Tomb Chapels (Gallery 209)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Probably originally from Khufu’s pyramid temple, re-used at Lisht in the Middle Kingdom.

Provenance

From el-Lisht. 1920-22: excavated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art Expedition reused as foundation of French Mastaba at SW corner of Pyramid of Amenemhat I but probably originally from the Pyramid Complex of Khufu; March 1958, purchased from Metropolitan Museum.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1958)

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund