Relief fragment - 910.34.89_1

910.34.89_1

Relief fragment

Medium:Limestone
Geography: Excavated at the temple of Nebhepetre Montuhotep, Deir el-Bahri, Egypt
Date: c. 2055-2004 BC
Period: Reign of Mentuhotep II, 11th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom
Dimensions:
13 x 12.2 x 2.7 cm
Object number: 910.34.89
Not on view
DescriptionThis fragment from the 11th Dynasty temple of Nebhepetre Montuhotep shows two blue waterlilies, one arching over a jar of ointment.  It may have formed part of an offering scene. The original location and function  of the piece in the temple's decoration has not been determined.
Collection:
Egypt
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