Raised relief fragment - ROMEG_multi_124


Raised 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
14.8 x 14.2 x 3.3 cm
Object number: 910.34.79
Not on view

This fragment from the 11th Dynasty temple of Nebhepetre Montuhotep shows the king, facing right, wearing the White Crown and royal beard with chin strap, with a broad collar which is composed of alternating bands of grey and green.  Though badly damaged, the piece is finely carved, and retains its colour.

The image is composed of  910.34.36 and 910.34.79.

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