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Squeeze: relief from a tomb at Sakkara, now in Cairo

Grain harvest: three accountants and boy; two men filling grain measures; two deliquents making obeisance, and other figures.

Provenance

From Egypt, Saqqarah (now in Cairo). 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

Saqqarah (now in Cairo), Egypt

Object Place

Saqqarah (now in Cairo), Egypt

Accession Number

78.142

Medium or Technique

Paper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions