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Squeeze: relief in tomb of Akhethetepher from Saqqara, now in Leiden

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


Findspot: Egypt, Saqqarah (now in Leiden), Tomb of Akhethetepher

Dimensions

Width x length: 55.0 x 44.5 cm (21 5/8 x 17 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

78.141

Medium or Technique

Paper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions

Goat-herder, facing left carrying staff and jug, watches over five goats that graze around a tree.

Provenance

From Egypt, Saqqara, Tomb of Akhethetepher (now in Leiden). By 1878: James Davis Collection; 1878: Given by James Davis to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of James Davis