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Relief of three personified estates

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Probably originally from Khufu's pyramid temple, re-used at Lisht in the Middle Kingdom.

Provenance

From el-Lisht. 1920-22: excavated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art Expedition reused as foundation of French Mastaba at SW corner of Pyramid of Amenemhat I but probably originally from the Pyramid Complex of Khufu; March 1958, purchased from Metropolitan Museum. (Accession Date: March 1, 1958)

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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el-Lisht, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x length: 53.5 x 122 cm (21 1/16 x 48 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.321

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief