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Egyptian tomb fragment, with the sacrifice of an Oryx

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An image of Architectural Element. Wall Block. Fragment from tomb chapel, showing sacrifice of oryx. Limestone relief, painted, length 63 cm, width 120 cm, 2686-2498 B.C. Egyptian, Fourth Dynasty. Old Kingdom.

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Architectural Element. Wall Block. Fragment from tomb chapel, showing sacrifice of oryx. Limestone relief, painted, length 63 cm, width 120 cm, 2686-2498 B.C. Egyptian, Fourth Dynasty. Old Kingdom.

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  • Accession Number: E.23.1910
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Image Library; Fitzwilliam Museum
  • Image height: 592 pixels
  • Image width: 1023 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 139.45kB

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Ancient Egypt animal animals antelopes antiquity architectural element BC Egyptian Fitz_ANT fragment killing limestone Old Kingdom ritual sacrifice slaughter wall block

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