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Relief of Tep-em-Ankh

By Egyking
Scenes of daily life on tomb walls recalled the life of the deceased in this world.  This part of the low-relief of Tep-em-Ankh is an example. A nude man is grasped round the legs by a large monkey. He is trying to keep the monkey away with his left arm.
Relief of Tep-em-Ankh
A second man is behind them. He is wearing a short kilt and holding a whip with one hand. In his other hand he leads a female monkey who is carrying a baby. There are still traces of color.

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