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Squeeze: relief from the tomb of Ptahhotep at Saqqara

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


Findspot: Egypt, Saqqara, Tomb of Ptahhotep

Dimensions

Width x length: 44.6 x 189.5 cm (17 9/16 x 74 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

78.132

Medium or Technique

Paper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions

Procession of six men leading five animals to the right. Below are tethered calves.

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