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Squeeze: inscription on sarcophagus of Unnophris at Saqqarah, now in Cairo

Four lines of hieroglyphics; original now in Cairo.

Provenance

From Egypt, Saqqarah, Sarcophagus of Unnophris (now in Cairo). By 1878: James Davis Collection; 1878: Given by James Davis to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of James Davis

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Saqqarah, Egypt

Accession Number

78.147

Medium or Technique

Paper

Collections

The Ancient World

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