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Fragment of a Relief showing Pashedu and Nedjemetbehdet worshipping

Period:
New Kingdom, Ramesside
Dynasty:
Dynasty 19
Date:
ca. 1295–1213 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Probably from Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Medina, a tomb of Pashedu (TT 3 or TT 326)
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
h. 24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.); w. 38.9 cm (15 5/16 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of James Douglas, 1890
Accession Number:
90.6.126
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
A woman and a man present offerings to a deity whose image, now lost, once appeared beyond the broken right edge of the fragment. This couple, named Padeshu and Nedjemetbehdet, were the owners of a tomb in the Theban necropolis at Deir el Medina (SAE 3).
Collection of Dr. James Douglas, Quebec City. This piece was probably acquired between 1851–1865, when he is known to have traveled and collected in Egypt. Donated to the Museum by his son James S. Douglas, 1890.

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