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Wall Fragment from a Tomb Depicting a Herdsman

A work made of limestone.
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  • A work made of limestone.

Date:

First Intermediate Period, Dynasties 9–10 (about 2060–2025 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian; Saqqara

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Wall Fragment from a Tomb Depicting a Herdsman

Origin

Egypt

Date

2060 BCE–2025 BCE

Medium

Limestone

Inscriptions

"herdsman"

Dimensions

26.5 × 36 × 9 cm (10 7/16 × 14 3/16 × 3 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

W. Moses Willner Fund

Reference Number

1910.233

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