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Squeeze: relief of Sheshy

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tomb of Neferseshemptah

Accession Number

78.146

Medium or Technique

Paper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions

Relief depicting Sheshy, carrying a staff and scepter, facing left. Before the deceased are four lines of hieroglyphic text.

Provenance

From Egypt (now in Cairo Museum). By 1878: James Davis Collection; 1878: Given by James Davis to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of James Davis