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Squeeze: relief from the tomb of Ptahhotep at Saqqara

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


Findspot: Egypt, Saqqarah, Tomb of Ptahhotep

Dimensions

Width x length: 14.3 x 22.5 cm (5 5/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

78.138a

Medium or Technique

Paper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions

Detail of a pile of offerings, including an ox head, goose, figs, and lotus flowers.

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