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Squeeze: relief from the tomb of Akhethetepher at Saqqara, now in Leiden

Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt

Accession Number

78.140

Medium or Technique

Paper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions

Three girls dancing, facing left, while one woman stands behind them and claps the beat. Two oxen are depicted at the far right facing left.

Provenance

From Egypt, Saqqara, Tomb of Akhethetepher (now in Leiden). By 1878: James Davis Collection; 1878: Given by James Davis to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of James Davis