Plaster cast of a relief depicting oxen being led to a sacrificial rite. Site of origin is the Tomb of Ptahhotep, Saqqara necropolis, Memphis, Egypt, circa 2494-2345 BCE (Old Kingdom, Dynasty V).
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Time Period/Geographical Region
60.94 cm / 24 in
58.42 cm / 23 in
40.64 cm / 16 in
Ancient History, Greek and Roman through Late Antiquity | Sculpture
Morehead State University. Camden-Carroll Library., "Relief from the Tomb of Ptahhotep: Oxen Led to the Sacrifice" (1978). Metropolitan Museum of Art Cast Collection. 38.
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