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Relief of running guards

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Provenance

From el-Lisht. Excavated by the Metropolitan Museum; reused in the construction of the Pyramid of Amenemhat I (exact position of reuse unknown); March 1958, purchased from Metropolitan Museum. (Accession Date: March 1, 1958)

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund

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

Object Place for Label

Findspot

el-Lisht, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 32.5 x 67 cm (12 13/16 x 26 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

58.322

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief