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Squeeze: relief of tomb of Ti from Saqqarah

Trimming a log, building a wooden boat, sawing planks, and making mortice holes in a beam.

Provenance

From Egypt, Saqqarah, Tomb of Ty. 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.

Findspot

Saqqarah, Egypt

Accession Number

78.186

Medium or Technique

Paper

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The Ancient World

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