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Squeeze: relief in tomb of Ptahhotep at Saqqara

Four men drawing two caged lions, man carrying gazelle between two running men with carrying poles and caged animals; hunter with dogs and hyenas in leash.

Provenance

From Egypt, Saqqara, Tomb of Ptahhotep. By 1878: James Davis Collection; 1878: Given by James Davis to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of James Davis

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,

Object Place for Label

Saqqara, Egypt

Findspot

Saqqara, Egypt

Accession Number

78.129

Medium or Technique

Paper

Collections

The Ancient World

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