<em>Relief Blocks from the Tomb of the Vizier Nespeqashuty</em>, ca. 664-610 B.C.E. Limestone, 9 11/16 x 22 1/2 in. (24.6 x 57.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 52.131.6. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.52.131.6_wwgA-3.jpg)

Relief Blocks from the Tomb of the Vizier Nespeqashuty

Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 664-610 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 9 11/16 x 22 1/2 in. (24.6 x 57.2 cm)


Museum Location: Funerary Gallery 3, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 52.131.6

Image: CUR.52.131.6_wwgA-3.jpg,West Wing gallery A-3 installation

Catalogue Description:
One of nine limestone blocks (in two courses) forming the lowest register of east wall of tomb of Nes-peka-shuti. Series of male and female servants carrying offerings and walking to the right. Name and titles of owner in single columns between figures. Reliefs more-or-less unfinished, some details still only indicated in red. Hard limestone with numerous traces of iron. Condition: Reliefs assembled from many fragments, numerous gaps. Surface fragile in sections.

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