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Squeeze: relief from the tomb of Ptahhotep at Saqqara

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Saqqarah, Tomb of Ptahhotep

Dimensions

Width x length: 33.5 x 81.6 cm (13 3/16 x 32 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

78.179

Medium or Technique

Paper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions

Scene of a man eating figs, while three musicians, a harpist, singer, and flutist, sit behind him.

Provenance

From Egypt, Saqqara, Tomb of Ptahhotep. By 1878: James Davis Collection; 1878: Given by James Davis to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of James Davis