Squeeze: Old Kingdom relief from the tomb of Sabu at Saqqara, now in Cairo

Old Kingdom


Object Place: Egypt

Accession Number

78.150

Medium or Technique

Paper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Rubbings

Scene of two boats: one with rowers and mast being hoisted, the other with monkey on the roof of the deck-house, with the owner Sabu seated below. The original relief is now in the Cairo Museum, CG 1419.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of James Davis