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Squeeze: relief in tomb of Ptahhotep at Saqqara

Butchering scene; six men and two animals.

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, Dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Saqara, Egypt

Findspot

Saqqara, Egypt

Accession Number

78.131

Medium or Technique

Paper

Collections

The Ancient World

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