Drawing for relief of herdsman and goat

Period:
Late Period, Saite
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26
Reign:
reign of Psamtik I
Date:
656–610 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Nespekashuty (TT 312, MMA 509), MMA excavations, 1922–23
Medium:
Limestone, pigment
Dimensions:
H. 29.4 × W. 27.2 × D. 8 cm (11 9/16 × 10 11/16 × 3 1/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.137.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 127
See 23.3.468.
Excavated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1923, Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds. Formerly part of museum accession 23.3.468. Deaccessioned 1948, and released. Acquired by the museum 1997 from Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts.