Offering Bearers Tomb Relief

Date: Late 18th Dynasty (1350–1305 B.C.)
Maker: Egyptian
Medium: Limestone
Dimensions: 6 3/8 H x 6 5/8 W
Credit: Gift of Heinrich Medicus
Accession Number: 2013.1.1
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.