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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: 35.5 x 216.0 cm (14 x 85 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

78.133

Medium or Technique

Paper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions

Cattle fording stream with three men in a boat. To the right, a papyrus harvesting scene with eight men.

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