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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, omb of Ptahhotep

Dimensions

Width x length: 44.5 x 160.5 cm (17 1/2 x 63 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

78.187

Medium or Technique

Paper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions

Relief depicting three herdsmen with two groups of cattle.

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