Relief fragment - ROMEG_multi_122


Relief fragment

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
17 x 6.5 x 4.2 cm
Object number: 910.34.111
Not on view
DescriptionThis fragment from the 11th Dynasty temple of Nebhepetre Montuhotep shows part of a naval battle.  The scene is composed of 910.34.111, 910.34.116, and 910.34.117.  Together they show that a sailor has fallen overboard; his head (at top) faces downward, and his arms hang limply.  His feet can be seen on the adjoining block.
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