Relief fragment - 910.34.86_1

910.34.86_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:
11 x 9.5 x 4 cm
Object number: 910.34.86
Not on view
DescriptionThis fragment from the 11th Dynasty temple of Nebhepetre Montuhotep shows the bottom of a sail, the head of a sailor, and unidentified object, painted red and yellow,  behind him. More ship's rigging can be seen at far right.
Though part of a naval scene, it is not possible to determine to which specific kind of scene (boat procession, trading, warfare) this piece belonged.
Collection:
Egypt
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