Squeeze: Old Kingdom relief, possibly from Saqqara
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Width x length: 25.0 x 130.7 cm (9 13/16 x 51 7/16 in.)
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Old Kingdom relief, possibly from Saqqara. On the left, scenes of mat-making and bird plucking with a supervisor who is asleep. To the right, a supervisor sits with his staff and dog, overseeing men drying fish.
From Egypt, tomb at Saqqara (now in Cairo). By 1878: James Davis Collection; 1878: Given by James Davis to the MFA.
Gift of James Davis