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Painted limestone fragment of relief depicting a group of archers

Details

  • ID
    MMA_22.1.23
  • Department
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    Probably originally from Khufu's pyramid temple at Giza; reused in the pyramid of Amenemhat I at Lisht
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    h. 25.4 (10 in); w. 37.5 cm (14 3/4 in)
  • Credit Line
    MMA, Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reused Dynasty 12
  • Object owned by
    Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Notes
    Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art at Lisht. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1923.

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