Offering chapel of Sekhemankhptah
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Saqqara, Offering chapel of Sekhemankhptah
Medium or Technique
Egypt: Mastaba of Sekhemankptah (Gallery 209B)
The walls are carved in raised relief, with much of the paint remaining. Several different types of scenes are represented, including: animals, agriculture, offerings, and boating. There is a false door.
From Saqqara. 1903: purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe in Egypt from the Service des Antiquités, Cairo for the MFA with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1904)
Emily Esther Sears Fund