Relief of running guards

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


Findspot: Egypt, el-Lisht

Dimensions

Overall: 32.5 x 67 cm (12 13/16 x 26 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

58.322

Medium or Technique

Limestone

On View

Egypt: Sculpture and Tomb Chapels (Gallery 209)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Provenance

From el-Lisht. Excavated by the Metropolitan Museum; reused in the construction of the Pyramid of Amenemhat I (exact position of reuse unknown); March 1958, purchased from Metropolitan Museum.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1958)

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund