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Squeeze: relief of sarcophagus of the general Takhos from Saqqarah

Four rows: (bottom to top) First row-small seated figures and snakes, Second row-small standing figures facing left, Third row-small standign figures facing left, Fourth row-hieroglyphics.

Provenance

From Egypt, Saqqarah, sarcophagus of General Takos (now in Cairo Museum) . By 1878: James Davis Collection; 1878: Given by James Davis to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of James Davis

Egyptian, Early Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–101 B.C.

Findspot

Saqqarah, Egypt

Accession Number

78.191

Medium or Technique

Paper

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The Ancient World

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