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Squeeze: relief from the tomb of Ptahhotep at Saqqara

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Saqqara, Tomb of Ptahhotep

Dimensions

Length x width: 190.0 x 33.4 cm (74 13/16 x 13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

78.129

Medium or Technique

Paper

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions

Four men drawing two caged lions; man carrying gazelle between two running men with carrying poles and caged animals; hunter with dogs and hyenas on leash.

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