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Squeeze: relief of scene with figures cooking, cleaning and mat making

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Unknown provenance. Shows a scene of mat making, plucking and roasting birds, two birds, two dogs, at right fish cleaning (this last no longer preserved in the original).

Provenance

From Egypt, (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.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Width x length: 25.0 x 130.7 cm (9 13/16 x 51 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

78.152

Medium or Technique

Paper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions