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Ancient Art

Relief depicting men pouring libations

2345–2181 B.C.

Limestone, carved

16 1/8 × 17 1/2 × 1 9/16 in. (41 × 44.5 × 4 cm)
Gift of Prof. William Kelly Simpson, B.A. 1947, M.A. 1948, Ph.D. 1954
1991.104.1
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Dynasty 6
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

From the Mastaba of Ny-ankh-nesut at Saqqara; William Kelly Simpson; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1991.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1991,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1992): 161, ill.

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