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Squeeze: relief of sarcophagus of the general Takhos from Saqqara

Egyptian
Early Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–101 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Saqqarah, Sarcophagus of Gerneral Takhos

Dimensions

Width x length: 28.3 x 302.0 cm (11 1/8 x 118 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

78.191

Medium or Technique

Paper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions

Squeeze from the sarcophagus of the general Takhos, from Saqqara but now in the Cairo Museum. Scenes include the passage of the sun god through the underworld, and the final judgement of the deceased by Osiris.

Provenance

From Egypt, Saqqara, sarcophagus of General Takhos (now in Cairo Museum) . By 1878: James Davis Collection; 1878: Given by James Davis to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of James Davis