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Fragment of a Tomb Relief with an Attendant Leading an Oryx
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Fragment of a Tomb Relief with an Attendant Leading an Oryx


Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The scene is carved in sunk relief and was part of the decoration of a tomb. It displays an attendant who holds with both hands the horns of an oryx-antelope.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
8/31/1998Examinationsurvey
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1925, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Translation] Bringing an ibex; [Translation] Bringing.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1925

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Period
ca. 1319-1278 BC (New Kingdom)
Medium
limestone
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.127
Measurements
14 9/16 x 12 3/16 x 1 3/4 in. (37 x 31 x 4.5 cm)
Geography
  • Saqqara, Egypt (?) (Place of Discovery)

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