Relief of offering bearers

New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18, probably reign of
1319–1292 B.C.


Height x width x depth: 38.8 x 86.7 x 7.7 cm (15 1/4 x 34 1/8 x 3 1/16 in.)

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On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)


The Ancient World



The lower register of this limestone relief depicts a line of offering bearers bringing an oryx, a calf, three ducks and several lotus blossoms. The block preserves only a small portion of the upper register, which shows a man seated in a lion-legged chair, accompanied by a woman and child.


Probably Saqqara, tomb of Ameneminet. By 1974, Galerie du Sycamore, Paris; September 11, 1974, sold by Galerie du Sycomore, Paris to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 11, 1974)

Through gifts of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Saltonstall, Dr. and Mrs. E. G. Fischer, and others

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund and Egyptian Curator's Fund