Detail View: The AMICA Library: Priests Performing Funeral Rites

AMICA ID: 
CMA_.1951.287
AMICA Library Year: 
1999
Object Type: 
Sculpture
Creator Nationality: 
African; North African; Egyptian
Creator Dates/Places: 
Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, tomb of Mentuemhat (no. 34)
Creator Name-CRT: 
Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, tomb of Mentuemhat (no. 34), Late Period, Late Dynasty 25 to Early Dynasty 26, 715-525 BC
Title: 
Priests Performing Funeral Rites
Title Type: 
Primary
View: 
Full View
Creation Date: 
675-625 BC
Creation Start Date: 
-675
Creation End Date: 
-625
Materials and Techniques: 
limestone
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36.1cm x 37.5cm
AMICA Contributor: 
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: 
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 
1951.287
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Hanna Fund
Rights: 
Provenance: 
Purchased from Mrs. Paul Mallon, Paris (Mallon 257)
Context: 
Attendant pouring a libation for the deceased. In the style of the Old Kingdom, its prototype is in the Temple of Deir el Bahari where the figures are reversed.
Related Image Identifier Link: 
CMA_.1951.287.tif