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Wall Fragment from a Tomb Depicting Three Offering Bearers

A work made of limestone.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of limestone.

Date:

Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 (about 2495–2345 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Wall Fragment from a Tomb Depicting Three Offering Bearers

Origin

Egypt

Date

2495 BCE–2345 BCE

Medium

Limestone

Inscriptions

Before second man: "Sabi"; Before third man "Shepses".

Dimensions

40 × 51.4 × 4.8 cm (15 3/4 × 20 1/4 × 1 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase Fund

Reference Number

1920.263

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