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Squeeze: relief from an Old Kingdom tomb at Saqqara, now in Cairo

Old Kingdom


Object Place: Egypt

Accession Number

78.185

Medium or Technique

Paper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions

An Old Kingdom relief from a tomb in Saqqara, now in the Cairo Museum, depicting carpenters, dwarves making jewelery, sculptors and stone-vessel workers.

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