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Squeeze: relief in tomb of Ptahhotep at Saqqara

Cattle fording stream with men in a canoe; papyrus harvest with eight men.

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

Saqqara, Egypt

Findspot

Saqqara, Egypt

Accession Number

78.133

Medium or Technique

Paper

Collections

The Ancient World

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