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Squeeze: inscription on the sarcophagus of Wennefer, from Saqqara, now in Cairo

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Saqqarah, Sarcophagus of Unophris

Dimensions

Width x length: 24.5 x 127.6 cm (50 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

78.147

Medium or Technique

Paper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions

Four lines of hieroglyphic text from the sarcophagus of Wennefer. Original now in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

Provenance

From Egypt, Saqqara, sarcophagus of Wennefer (now in Cairo). By 1878: James Davis Collection; 1878: Given by James Davis to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of James Davis