Ancient Egyptian Relief of Working Men

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published on 07 November 2017

This ancient Egtyptian relief of two men pulling a rope is made from stone and dates from the Intermedite Period or the Early Middle Kingdom (c. 2100-1940 BCE). It originally belonged to a necropolis and was found at Herakleopolis Magna (Ihnasya el-Medina), Egypt. (Museo Arqueológico Nacional, Madrid)



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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and its Communications Director.

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