Squeeze: relief from the tomb of Ptahhotep at Saqqara
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Saqqarah, Tomb of Ptahhotep
Width x length: 44.5 x 97.7 cm (17 1/2 x 38 7/16 in.)
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Detail of a pile of offerings for the deceased with two offering bearers. One brings a goose, while the other brings the foreleg of an ox (the khepesh offering).
From Egypt, Saqqara, Tomb of Ptahhotep. By 1878: James Davis Collection; 1878: Given by James Davis to the MFA.
Gift of James Davis