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Tomb chapel of Raemkai: west wall, offering bearers

Period:
Old Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 5
Date:
ca. 2446–2389 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara, North of the Djoser pyramid complex, Mariette D3, Egyptian Antiquities Service/Quibell excavations, 1907–08
Medium:
Limestone, paint
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.201.1h
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 102
The vertical column of blocks here comes from the south end of the west wall, and forms the outermost jamb of the False Door (see 08.201.1e).
Discovered by Mariette between 1858 and 1863; recleared in 1907-08 by Quibell on behalf of the Egyptian Antiquities Service and sold to the Museum in 1908.

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