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Fragment of relief from the mastaba of Sekhemankhptah

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Carved in raised relief with procession of rams with sower's song above.

Provenance

From Saqqara, mastaba chapel of Sekhemankhptah (04.1760), south wall, third register. By 1957: Collection George Michaelidis, Cairo; by 1967: with Ernst E. Kofler, Lucerne. Purchased from Ernst E. Kofler, September 15, 1971. (Accession Date: September 15, 1971)

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Saqqara, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 30 x 56.5 cm (11 13/16 x 22 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1971.296

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief