Offering Bearers Tomb Relief

Egyptian Maker
Late 18th Dynasty (1350–1305 B.C.) Date:
Limestone Medium
6 3/8 H x 6 5/8 W Dimensions
Gift of Heinrich Medicus Credit
2013.1.1 Accession number
This relief, which would have decorated the walls of a tomb chapel, shows rows of servants bringing offerings to the tomb. Such depictions would magically serve to sustain the dead in case actual offerings were not delivered to the chapel by the family or priests.
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