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Reliefs from the Tomb of Nespekashuty

Late Period, Saite
Dynasty 26
reign of Psamtik I
664–610 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Nespekashuty (TT 312, MMA 509), bottom of west wall of outer hall, MMA excavations, 1922–23
Limestone, paint
H. 64 × W. 50.5 × Th. 9.7 cm (25 3/16 × 19 7/8 × 3 13/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 127
See 23.3.468
Museum excavations, 1922-23. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1923.

Pischikova, Elena 1997. "Four Reliefs from the Tomb of Nespakashuty in the Walters Art Gallery." In Journal of the Walters Art Gallery, 55/56, pp. 1-10 related material.

Pischikova, Elena 1998. "Reliefs from the Tomb of the Vizier Nespakshuty: Reconstruction, Iconography, and Style." In Metropolitan Museum Journal, 33, entire article with numerous figures and drawings.

Pischikova, Elena 2002. "Two Ostraka from Deir el-Bahri and the Lily Flower Motif in Twenty-sixth Dynasty Theban Tombs." In Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt, 39, related.

Pischikova, Elena 2008. "Cow Statues" in private tombs of Dynasty 26." In Servant of Mut: Studies in Honor of Richard A. Fazzini, esp. pp. 74-78.

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